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internetnews.com: IBM, AMD Become Part of UnitedLinux

Jan 15, 2003, 17:30 (5 Talkback[s])
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"UnitedLinux Tuesday said IBM and AMD have, in effect, joined the consortium responsible for developing the enterprise-class operating system.

"IBM and AMD have become the first companies to be named as Technology Partners, giving them responsibilities including participation in the UnitedLinux Technical Advisory Board and its committees, pre-release access to UnitedLinux deliverables, the right to propose enhancements for consideration by the UnitedLinux Technical Steering Committee and joint marketing activities.

"About the only thing IBM and AMD won't be able to do is distribute future versions via reseller and/or OEM arrangements. 'That's one of the differences between partnering and membership,' explained a UnitedLinux spokeswoman..."

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