IBM encourages employees to use Firefox

Posted on Friday, May 13 2005 @ 19:23 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
IBM encouraged its employees to start using Firefox instead of Microsoft's Internet Explorer. Currently about 10 percent, 30,000 people, of IBM's staff, uses the Firefox browser.
Stacy Quandt, an analyst at the Robert Frances Group, said that IBM's endorsement of Firefox internally aligns with the company's strategy of backing open-source products based on standards. It may also give other companies reason to "pay attention to" Firefox and see it as an alternative to Internet Explorer.
More details at CNET

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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