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Low-Cost Linux Revives IBM Mainframe (Again)

Sep 13, 2007, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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..."

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