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IBM Again Pledges $1 Billion to a Linux Effort

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    IBM Again Pledges $1 Billion to a Linux Effort


    Linux continues to dominate data centers. IBM wants more of that action to take place on its hardware.

    The computer giant on Tuesday plans to pledge that it will spend $1 billion over four or five years on Linux and related open-source technologies for use on its Power line of server systems, which is based on the internally developed chip technology of the same name.
    IBM Again Pledges $1 Billion to a Linux Effort - Don Clark - Enterprise - AllThingsD
    IBM Again Pledges $1 Billion to a Linux Effort - Digits - WSJ

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    IBM is planning to formally disclose the investment at LinuxCon, an annual conference for developers and others this week in New Orleans. Though Linux is widely associated these days with servers, backers of the software are quick to point out that it is at the heart of Android, which is spreading like wildfire on smartphones and tablets.
    IBM Again Pledges $1 Billion to a Linux Effort - Digits - WSJ
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