"IBM Global Services is moving ahead with a global support
program for the Linux desktop due to be available within one
"At the first Linux Desktop Consortium conference, a key IGS
executive said increasing customer interest is prompting the
development of a comprehensive, general-purpose technical support
program to replace what is now a custom service offered to only a
handful of customers.
"'Linux is ready to blossom on the desktop,' said Samuel
Docknevich, a Linux and grid services executive at IGS Americas,
during a presentation on IBM's future Linux plans at Boston
University Corporate Training center..."