IBM Announces Multi-Million Dollar Investment In Linux Services

IBM announced a range of new Linux services and plans to invest more than $300 million in additional Linux services over the next three years. The company also unveiled a new Linux server, the IBM eServer x430, designed as the first 64-way server that will run the new Linux Application Environment (LAE). IBM is strengthening its services commitment to Linux by investing more than $300 million in building new Linux services during the next three years. Some of these services include Linux e-business enablement and migration services, Open Source Consulting for the Linux environment, and Web and High Availability Cluster Services. IBM is also expanding its services relationships through an international technical support agreement with SuSE.