Internet Week: Vendor Interests Are Driving This Leg Of The Linux Movement

“I’m waving my hands, trying to clear the smoke and sparks from
last week’s LinuxWorld conference. Based solely on the A-list
vendors vowing support for Linux, you’d swear the world was on the
brink of abandoning Windows and, for that matter, traditional

“When enterprise applications giant SAP AG says it will have a
Linux port of R/3 in the third quarter, and when IBM says it’s
moments away from shipping Linux versions of DB2 Universal
Database, Lotus Domino and the WebSphere application server, the
world has turned a corner, right?”