[News] IBM Celebrates Mainframe-GNU/Linux Milestone, Korean Press Covers Linux

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Ten years of IBM mainframe Linux

,----[ Quote ]
| Back in February 1999, IBM announced it 
| would work with Red Hat to support Linux. 
| By May 2000, Linux moved from being an 
| experiment on mainframes to being a fully 
| supported option. And in 2001, IBM 
| announced it was spending a billion bucks 
| that year on Linux. It wasn't that big an 
| expense; as Bill Zeitler, IBM's senior 
| vice president and group executive for 
| eServer at the time, explained, "We've 
| recouped most of it in the first year in 
| sales of software and systems." 


Evolution of Linux computing and its implications

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| Today Linux is acknowledged to be the 
| ideal operating system amongst programmers 
| and application intense users. This is not 
| to say that UNIX solutions have developed 
| problems, but simply that Linux continues 
| to be increasingly capable of doing the 
| task that has typically been expected of 
| Unix, and in many instances does so more 
| effectively and efficiently.



Ballmer Still Searching for an Answer to Google

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| "Forty percent of servers run Windows, 60 percent run Linux," he said. "How
| are we doing? Forty is less than 60, so I don't like it. ... We have some
| work to do."

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