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VNU NET: IBM becomes first hardware vendor to fully support Linux

Jan 10, 2000, 18:43 (1 Talkback[s])
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"IBM is championing Linux with a dedicated unit in its hardware business group focused on the open source operating system as it aims to make all its server platforms Linux ready...."

"He added:"We want to make every server Linux ready, so we have Linux for S/390, RS/6000, AS/400 and Numa-Q. There will be one operating system that straddles the whole of our server range...."

"IBM is talking about making some technology like Java, file systems and clustering available to the open source movement. It will speed up the process because the Linux folk won't have to write all the code," added Claybrook."

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