InfoWorld: Big Guns Hit LinuxWorld
Jan 22, 2003, 02:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ed Scannell)
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"Dominant Linux players such as IBM and Hewlett-Packard are
proving to be the chief beneficiaries of Linux's rising financial
fortunes in the enterprise as smaller, Linux-only companies
struggle for survival.
"The industry's top-tier companies will use this week's
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in New York to roll out a raft of
Linux products that span from desktop to mainframe environments,
reflecting the technology's strategic importance to cross-platform
strategies and bottom-line performance.
"The announcements will coincide with the demise of
MandrakeSoft, which had been one of the more successful
distributors. Despite filing for bankruptcy protection last week in
France, MandrakeSoft has announced plans to ship an upcoming
version of its OS..."