LONDON (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp and
Britain's business software maker Sage Group Plc announced on
Tuesday they will offer the Linux operating system to medium-sized
businesses around the globe.
"IBM said this would be the first time that open source Linux
software has been offered to run business applications at smaller
enterprises on such a large scale.
"'It's a watershed event,' Irving Wladawsky-Berger, vice
president of Technology and Strategy for IBM's Server Group, told
Reuters in an interview..."