IT Pro: IBM Aims to Lower Cost of Using Windows Alternatives
Feb 12, 2007, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"IBM plans to offer an open desktop software system for
businesses that puts the cost of managing Apple or Linux computers
on a more equal footing with Microsoft's Windows software,
improving the economics of Windows alternatives.
"The product, dubbed the Open Client Offering, pulls together
software IBM has developed in-house and with partners Novell and
Red Hat to answer questions over the cost-effectiveness of managing
Linux or Apple desktop PCs alongside Windows PCs..."