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Linux-Watch: IBM Isn't Opposed to Oracle Linux

Mar 05, 2007, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Recent news stories have stated that IBM was refusing to support Oracle Linux. That's not true. Further investigation has shown there was little follow-up on the original Reuters story, and that some of the confusion came because the story didn't put IBM's comments into the proper context.

"Starting in October, Oracle began shipping its own Oracle Enterprise Linux. This new Linux is an almost perfect clone of Red Hat Inc.'s RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux). Despite Oracle's efforts to win users over to its operating system offering, it has made little progress in getting corporate customers to commit to it..."

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