TITLE

IBM Offers Microsoft-free PCs in Eastern Europe

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;3/4/2008, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the deal forged by IBM with partners in Austria and Poland to offer Microsoft-free personal computers for the eastern European market. The computers are based on the open-source Linux operating system. IBM is offering the computers together with partners, VDEL of Austria and Polish distributor and services firm LX Polska in response to demand from Russian information technology (IT) chiefs. The hardware of the computers will be made by VDEL and LX Polska while its software will include Lotus Symphony from IBM.
ACCESSION #
36876056

 

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