CRN: IBM Switches Linux Desktops, But Isn't Dumping Windows
Mar 09, 2006, 15:30 (5 Talkback[s])
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"IBM employees using Linux desktops are switching to Red Hat
Inc.'s version of the open-source operating system, but the company
denied reports that it's planning to dump Microsoft Corp.'s
Windows, a company spokeswoman said Wednesday.
"The number of Linux users within the Armonk, N.Y., company is
about 5 percent of IBM's 329,000 employees, spokeswoman Nancy
Kaplan said. The workers include software developers and designers,
people configuring software and hardware bundles for customers and
others who need to use Linux as part of their jobs..."