The Register: Hitachi to offer Linux support from mobile to mainframe

“Hitachi is to offer Linux on all of its major product lines,
from mobile devices to mainframes, the company announced in Tokyo
yesterday. Support for Linux will be available on its MP mainframe
series; IA-64, 9000V Unix and HA8000 PC servers, the Flora PC
series and its mobile products.”

“Hitachi says Linux currently accounts for 2-3 per cent of its
PC server business, and that it intends to increase this to 10-15
per cent by fiscal 2002. A beta of Linux source code for the MP
series is due to be made available today, with final code expected
for the first half of next year.