You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows--or a CIO to know that Linux has become a major server operating system. The real question for IT managers is whether Linux is ready to move beyond file and Web servers to application and Web services servers. The answer, if IBM has anything to do with it, is an unqualified yes.
IBM has been a major Linux supporter for years. And, with the arrival of UnitedLinux, both IBM's internal programming efforts and its independent software vendor (ISV) partners will have much less trouble and spend less money porting and building Linux applications.
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