Low-Cost Linux Revives IBM Mainframe (Again)
Sep 13, 2007, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)
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[ Thanks to Peter Parker for this
"IBM Corp.'s decision to offer a Linux-only mainframe--at 90%
less than the cost of its flagship box has had the intended effect,
research now shows.
"'Linux is a key to the IBM mainframe new-workload strategy,'
said Charlie Burns, a vice president of Westport, Conn.-based
Saugatuck Technology Inc..."