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Times of India: IBM to invest $200 million for Linux in Asia Pacific

Apr 09, 2001, 20:31 (2 Talkback[s])

"Global IT major IBM on Monday said it would invest $200 mn (Rs 920 crore) in Asia Pacific region, including India, for making open standard Linux a key part of its e-business infrastructure strategy."

"The investment would be part of IBM's global commitment of $1 billion for making all its products Linux ready and developing skills to implement Linux solutions."

"'IBM has reaffirmed its commitment to make Linux a key part of their e-business infrastructure strategy. We would invest significantly in Linux. In Asia Pacific the investment would be to the tune of $200 million,' a company spokesperson said here."

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