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an open-source version of the UNIX operating system

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There is a substantial growth opportunity for Linux on POWER systems and Novell SUSE LINUX as the ecosystem of certified applications develops across the two platforms," said Brian Connors, vice president, IBM Linux on POWER.
The development of open source software to support enterprise applications, the flexibility for customers to purchase systems pre-installed with Linux, and the growth of Linux enterprise applications and services are all factors that helped drive the acceptance of the Linux OS as a business-computing platform.
IBM's DB2 database software is a leader in database scalability, reliability, multimedia extensibility, and Web enablement needed for the most demanding e-business applications," said Boris Nalbach, CTO SuSE Linux AG.
Linux is a free, Unix-like OS developed by Linus Torvalds while he was a student at the University of Helsinki in 1991.
com)--a Linux distributor like Red Hat--which was willing to form a partnership with Appgen to support Linux products.
com) about Linux adoption in the channel, 61% of solution providers cited lack of in-house expertise as a customer obstacle to Linux acceptance, and 50% cited the perception that Linux is more difficult to manage," said Miguel Nhuch, VP of Sales and Channels at Levanta.
The VA Linux 4450 comes with up to four 700 MHz Intel Pentium III Xeon processors -- the fastest Xeon processors available -- at 1MB L2 cache.
Coollogic a maker of Internet appliances, has acquired ON Channel and its embedded Linux software.
More and more companies are interested in adding Linux servers to their datacenter infrastructure," said Connie Blauwkamp, director of Linux Marketing, IBM xSeries.
Providing customers 64-bit offerings since 1999, SuSE long ago innovated the 64-bit Linux market, and proved the viability of Linux for high-performance computing.
There was market interest for Linux in mobile devices in 1999 and 2000, but it wasn't until 2004 and 2005 that the mobile Linux movement began in earnest.
2005 third quarter revenues were the largest in Linux Networx's history, surpassing the previous record set in the second quarter of 2005.
TimeSys (R) Corporation, the leading developer service provider for the embedded Linux market, today announced the availability of LinuxLink(TM) subscriptions for embedded developers creating their own custom Linux platform targeting all significant processor architectures from Freescale, Intel, MIPS and ARM.