Free Software? Not For You, Baby

Posted by dave on Jun 15, 2004 12:32 PM EDT
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How committed is IBM to the open-source movement? Officially, IBM is the world's loudest promoter of open-source software, spending millions to run Linux advertisements and fund an open-source development lab, and devoting hundreds of its own programmers to cranking out open-source code. So it is strange, rivals say, that in the field, IBM's sales reps are battling to keep some customers from moving to Linux and other open-source programs--especially customers currently using AIX, IBM's pricey Unix-based operating system.

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