CNET News: IBM's Linux Revenue: Services to Overtake Servers
Aug 05, 2004, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Selling servers is IBM's biggest Linux business, with nearly $2
billion in sales expected in 2004, but the company says services
and software revenue will grow in coming years.
"'The services business is growing much faster than we ever
thought,' doubling annually, said Jim Stallings, IBM's Linux
general manager, in an interview at the LinuxWorld Conference and
Expo. 'Services is growing faster than servers, and middleware is
growing faster than servers...'"