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Enterprise Linux Today: IBM Boasts of New Customers, Industries

Jan 22, 2003, 14:30 (6 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"IBM announced today at LinuxWorld New York that Unilever, PGA Tour and eight additional customers are the latest to move to Linux to transform their business. Three years since IBM's public embrace of Linux, customers in every industry are turning to IBM in record numbers to expand their use of Linux across an e-business infrastructure.

"Unilever, a multi-brand company whose products include Ragu, Lipton, Elizabeth Arden, and Hellmann's Mayonnaise will standardize its infrastructure on Linux to take advantage of the flexibility and lower cost of Linux. By discarding proprietary platforms and integrating its applications on Linux, Unilever is able to save money and drive competition for its infrastructure.

"PGA Tour will offer unique new applications to golf fans using IBM Linux Virtual Services and Storage. PGA Tour turned to IBM and Linux to launch TOURCast, a first-of-its-kind online application that enables golf fans to follow tournament action in real time..."

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