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LinuxPR: IBM Contributes Enterprise File System Technology to Open Source Community

Aug 30, 2000, 15:12 (3 Talkback[s])

"IBM announced today the open source contribution of a high-performance file system technology and talent to strengthen collaboration in the enterprise."

"The contribution of AFS Enterprise File System gives the community a remote file system with a proven track record that features high performance and scalability in rigorous computing environments. AFS is designed to protect data access by authenticating users, providing a very secure, easily manageable working environment that supports a wide variety of operating platforms, including Linux."

"IBM will actively work with the open source community to extend AFS development. In September, 2000 the source code for AFS will be available through the IBM Public Source License..."

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