IBM, Red Hat and Canonical Gang Up Against Microsoft Office
Jan 27, 2009, 17:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"But the efforts don't end there. IBM and Canonical in
December 2008 announced a partnership that virtualizes Ubuntu
desktops on centralized IBM servers. The net result: Customers can
more easily manage centralized systems, even as users remotely
access virtualization Linux desktops.
"Not to be forgotten, IBM has indeed shipped Symphony on Mac OS
X -- so IBM has a free, cross-platform software suite and intends
to surround and conquer Microsoft Office, even if it takes decade
to do so."