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Re: [SLE] Novell Linux Leaders Flee
  • From: Hans Witvliet <hwit@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 11:50:45 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505201150.45211.hwit@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 20 May 2005 11:24, Ben Higginbottom wrote:
> On 5/19/05, Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The IBM work with Redhat that I have read about over the last year has
> > been an attempt to get Redhat to catch up to SuSE. After all IBM
> > would like to give its customers a choice of Distros for the big
> > iron..
>
> Also recall that Sun recently announced that RedHat = Linux (makes you
> wonder just where they hold their marketing meetings), and IBM have
> been looking for a way to get some payback against Sun for a while
> now.
>
<snip>

Just reviewing a tender and a presentation from IBM.
We asked for open source in general, and they are only offering SuSE.
When asking, they were not even contemplating offering anything else BUT
SuSE! ;-)

Hans
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