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LinuxCon: Desktop Should Be Better Than Windows

Sep 23, 2009, 12:03 (1 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"There are three big areas of opportunity for Linux in the near future: cloud computing, mainframe, and Linux' future on the desktop. That was one of the main messages of a keynote from IBM's Dr. Robert Sutor, who addressed the morning crowd at LinuxCon Monday.

"Sutor, VP of Linux and Open Source, initially walked the crowd through why he believes Linux is already an effective cloud platform. A good cloud OS should provide cloud-friendly applications; storage, processor, and platform resources; standard APIs, and excellent quality of service. All of these are aspects Linux has now, Sutor explained to the crowd."

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