"Organizers of an upcoming conference on the Linux operating
system (OS) are pushing for the system's adoption as an
'alternative OS' in the Philippine corporate market."
"IPhil is a major organizer of the conference, called 'Linux
Conference '99: The First Philippine Open Source Conference,' which
will be held on June 9 to 11."
"'The number of local users of Linux are fast-growing,' Mr.
Contreras said. He said IPhil has been using Linux since 1995.
Currently, companies using Linux include: San Miguel Corp.,
Jollibee Foods Corp., Digittal Telecommunications, Insular Life and