VNU Newswire: Exclusive: Vendors fail to deliver on Linux support promises

“System vendors are failing to deliver on promises to provide
support services for Linux in Europe.

“IBM and Compaq both admitted this week that support
initiatives, originally intended to begin in June, have slipped
until September at the earliest. Compaq Services had said it would
announce support services for customers running the Linux operating
system on its Alphaservers and Proliant servers. A spokesperson for
Compaq said: “It hasn’t happened yet. It is our attention to do so
at the end of September.”

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