IBM invests $100 million into Linux projects

Posted on Friday, Feb 18 2005 @ 18:59 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Over the next three years IBM will invest $100 million into its Linux business. The major part of the investment is in offering a server-managed suite of applications for Linux desktops, as well as other platforms.
have been looking for ways to extend the value of Linux to the desktop, IBM felt the time was right to deliver a fully-supported Linux client alternative,' said Ambuj Goyal, general manager of Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software, IBM. 'IBM is helping customers to more fully utilize the business benefits of the Linux platform by providing software on Linux to help build the front end of their solutions.'
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