IBM set to rebuild its Linux lab after departures gutted staff

February 2001
Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);02/23/2001, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p31A
Reports that International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) is building up its Linux development laboratory in Oregon after buying Oregon-based Sequent Computer Systems. Departure of top Sequent employees after the acquisition; Hiring plans for the facility; Disappearance of the Sequent name.


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