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IBM, Canonical Switch Up Their Smart Work Game

Oct 21, 2009, 13:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"In the Sept. 24 announcement, both companies stressed this new client would be initially offered in Africa, sold through local service providers. Even the the cloud services, IBM hoped, would be offered from local African providers, according the a September interview with Bob Sutor. "'The idea is really to drive local partnerships around offering this,' Sutor, IBM's VP of open source and Linux, told [Channel Register]. 'So that doesn't mean users be sitting in Cape Town and connecting to a cloud somewhere in Iowa.'"

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