"One of the largest global electrical engineering and
electronics firms has joined the OSDL (Open Source Development
Labs). Siemens, also one of the world's best-known consumer
electronics brands, says it will contribute to the OSDL's Carrier
Grade, Mobile Linux, and Data Center working groups.
"Siemens ranked 21st among the world's largest companies in
Fortune Magazine's 2005 'Global 500' listings, and is likely the
OSDL's third-largest member, behind IBM (20th on Fortune's list)
and NTT-DoCoMo (18th). It netted $83.3B for fiscal 2005, with an
income of $2.248B, and employs 461,000, or about 130,000 more
people than IBM..."