"A slew of partnerships and investments announced at the
LinuxWorld Expo, which opened Wednesday in New York and runs
through Friday, prove that Linux has not simply arrived -- it is
now part of computing's mainstream...."
"IBM's announcement of a US$300 million investment in Linux
fills a gap in what has until now been seen as a major obstacle to
Linux's widespread commercial adoption: service and support. IBM's
commitment comes in addition to a reported $1 billion investment by
Big Blue in Linux-related projects...."
"IBM is not alone in aggressively courting Linux. Compaq
Computer Corp. announced several new Open Source support offerings
Wednesday at the Expo, including a marketing relationship with
SteelEye Technology to provide Linux clustering on Compaq's
ProLiant server and StorageWorks storage platforms; a new
performance benchmark for the ultra-dense Compaq ProLiant DL320
server; and a portal for the Open Source community."
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