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Q&A: Linux branching out, says IBM exec

Mar 09, 20063 mins

Latest IBM news.

Q&A: Linux branching out, says IBM exec, 03/08/06

In an interview with IDG News Service, Adam Jollans, Linux strategy manager for IBM, discusses how he sees Linux adoption evolving across vertical industries and in businesses both small and large, and how IBM is adapting its own Linux strategy to …

CEBIT – Germans unwrap Europe’s fastest supercomputer, 03/08/06

The German Research Center Jülich unveiled Europe’s most powerful supercomputer this week, an IBM Corp. Blue Gene system that will be used by European scientists to do environmental and particle physics research.

Operating Systems Weblog: No Vista for IBM?, 03/08/06

Groklaw reports on a talk at LinuxWorld Copenhagen by Andreas Pleschek, head of open source and Linux technical sales across North East Europe – who said IBM will not be installing Vista or Vista apps on any of its PCs. Instead, it will use its own …

IBM sets up SOA hub in India, 03/07/06

IBM has set up a global hub Bangalore, India, for the management and creation of replicable components based on service-oriented architecture, according to a company executive.

VoiceCon: Cisco, IBM demonstrate telephony integration, 03/06/06

IBM/Lotus said Monday that it is forging a partnership with Cisco as part of its efforts next year to revamp its real-time collaboration platform.

BMC to fill out systems management strategy for SMBs, 03/06/06

Management software vendor BMC Software is due to release a suite of products aimed at small and midsize businesses this week. The move follows a recent similar announcement by rival IBM.

Identity Management Newsletter: The real deal about IBM, Novell and Project Higgins, 03/06/06

The flap all started when IBM and Novell issued a press release announcing that they would contribute software to the Higgins Project and that IBM would “incorporate Higgins technology within its Tivoli identity management software.”

Microsoft seeks U.S. court intervention in EU, 03/03/06

Microsoft Friday asked three U.S. courts to force Sun, Oracle, IBM and Novell to produce documents pertaining to the European Union’s (EU’s) anti-trust case against the software vendor.

IBM lauds voice apps API, 03/03/06

IBM Friday will announce open source software intended to improve the lot of Web developers building voice-enabled applications.

IBM survey: CEOs say change is coming, 03/03/06

In an IBM survey of 765 CEOs and top executives, 65% said they plan to radically change their companies in the next two years in response to growing competitive and market pressures.

Disk storage sales surge in 2005, says IDC, 03/02/06

An explosion of data and the availability of storage systems that can help businesses tackle data protection and business continuity issues drove a record year of growth for the disk storage systems market in 2005, according to an IDC report released …

IBM packages Tivoli storage for SMBs, 03/02/06

This year IBM is taking aim at the small-and-midsize-business segment, adding SMB-specific enhancements to its storage offerings and rolling them out as IBM …