IBM-Linux in China

IBM has recognized the value of Free/Open Source Software for years, which is why they’re launching this expansion into China. This not only gives them more research and development that will result in great products, it also increases their brand recognition as a supporter of Free/Open Source Software.

Their brand can be checked through the code and the projects that they support. Your own organization doesn’t have to contribute as much as IBM to reap the benefits of donating to a FOSS project or of sponsoring a conference.

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(OStatic) – Sam Dean:

In Beijing, IBM has announced that it is further extending its reach into China with the opening of its first Linux innovation center for Power Systems there.

IBM has also announced a new collaboration with Red Hat and SUSE “to meet increasing demand from businesses in China for optimized and pre-integrated computing systems running enterprise applications on Linux.” …

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