[sf-lug] Great News: IBM, Novell join forces

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Tue Aug 5 17:27:10 PDT 2008

phillip tribble wrote:
> "During a press briefing at LinuxWorld today in San Francisco, IBM
> announced a new partnership with Red Hat, Novell, and Canonical to
> offer "Microsoft-free" personal computers with IBM's Lotus Notes and
> Lotus Symphony software. The goal is to provide a preintegrated stack
> that can serve as a complete alternative to Windows and Microsoft
> Office. "
> http://arstechnica.com/journals/linux.ars/2008/08/05/ibm-targets-microsoft-with-desktop-linux-initiative
> -- 
> Phillip Tribble
> Rushers Blog
> http://rusher.webhop.org
> "If you don't take one step forward, you will always be one step behind"
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Something about a "frying pan and fire" come to mind...


Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA

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