The Inquirer: IBM's Linux Enterprise Strategy Probably Unsustainable
Dec 06, 2002, 19:00 (28 Talkback[s])
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"The Aberdeen Group has issued a report on Big Blue and its
Linux products and strategy today for the enterprise today.
"The report--An Assessment of IBM's Enterprise Linux
Strategy--says that the firm has so far spent billions in an
attempt to lead the industry on Linux related technology.
"But it questions whether IBM will be able to sustain this
strategy over a long period of time.
"The report interviews independent software vendors (ISVs) and
IBM executives and claims that corporate customers say that the
enterprise costs are too high to justify widespread Linux