internetnews.com: The Deal: $20K to Leave Exchange For Lotus

“IBM launched the latest jab in its bout with Microsoft,
offering partners up to $20,000 to help customers move from
Exchange to Linux-based versions of Lotus Notes and Domino.

“Aimed at Microsoft’s corporate e-mail accounts, Big Blue calls
the poaching play ‘Migrate to the Penguin.’ The maneuver is the
latest by IBM to get customers out of Microsoft’s code and into its
own products based on open source Linux. It’s also a shrewd pitch
for Lotus…”