IBM donates $40 million of software to independent open source community

November 2001
Hudson Valley Business Journal;11/19/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 18, p8
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has announced it is donating $40 million of software to a new independent open-source community. The java-based new open-source community already involves more than 150 leading software tool suppliers working together to evolve Eclipse software, which will be available free-of-charge to developers. The community will be managed by a multi-vendor organization and will include participation by industry leaders such as IBM, Merant Inc., Red Hat Inc., TogetherSoft Corp. and others.


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