vnunet: IBM Puts Linux on the Menu

“IBM has put Linux on the menu after signing a deal to develop
Linux-based systems to help food and consumer goods distributors
optimise supply chains and customer management.

“Under the terms of an agreement with distribution software firm
Integrated Distribution Solutions (IDS), Big Blue will develop
systems for the pair’s existing base of 800 joint customers running
IDS software on IBM eServer systems and middleware…”