Business Standard: IBM Chief Hardsells Linux Platform
May 08, 2003, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"IBM Corporation, the world's largest infotech company, is
hardselling open source software (read Linux) in India.
"According to senior government officials, Samuel J Palmisano,
chairman, IBM Corporation, who is on a three-day visit to India,
has raised the pitch for open source software, particularly in
government departments, during his meeting with the information
technology, communications and disinvestment minister, Arun
Shourie, today in Delhi.
"The company also wants to use its development centres in India
to undertake key technology development work for its global