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Issue Date: August 2008

IBM launches open source initiatives

14 August 2008

IBM has introduced a series of new open source products, services, and initiatives.
Products include Linux-based software for supercomputers, an ISV software appliance toolkit to expand the reach of Linux in the midmarket, pre-loaded Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 in IBM's Lotus Foundations hardware and software bundle, and a new version of z/VM with a dynamic memory upgrade feature for Linux users.
IBM also announced a joint initiative with Canonical/Ubuntu, Novell, and Red Hat for Lotus Notes and Lotus Symphony, and a new version of WebSphere Application Server Community Edition based on Apache Geronimo.
Inna Kuznetsova, director of Linux at IBM, said: "IBM has been a major supporter of Linux and open source for 10 years. Linux is clearly mainstream. We look forward to the next 10 years, where Linux will continue to increasingly drive business-critical workloads for all sizes of organisations, while empowering the new enterprise data centre through virtualisation, realtime Linux, cloud computing, and other advances, including liberating the desktop."


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