IBM pushing linux desktop as the next frontier



The Register reports that IBM is claiming the desktop as the next frontier for Linux. The market for linux desktop’s is growing by 37% between 2003 and 2007. It is, they emphasize, a different argument that needs to be made though than was made on the server. The “do the same with cheaper hardware” argument doesn’t work on the desktop.


Instead the focus needs to be on a flexibility in handling users on a variety of client hardware mapped to a robust back end system which is centrally managed. Surprisingly this focus is exactly what IBM is preparing…. Workplace which uses components of Websphere Portal is their solution.

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