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• “Linux brings open innovation to all IBM server and storage system platforms, freeing datacenters from vendor lock-in with choice and flexibility to scale your business on the fastest growing operating system in the world*”. • IBM is among the top Companies in Linux Kermel contribution. • IBM holds ongoing, significant roles in a large number ofLinux-related and other open source projects, as*: - Linux Kernel Components - KVM and Xen - Apache, Samba - Common Criteria Certification - Infiniband -Community Linux Distributions •Linux on System z is not a special Linux - Pure ASCII environment! - Does not need any other OS to run on a mainframe - Not a replacement for any other OS on IBM System z - Novell-SuSE and RedHat are the supported distributions Source: Linux Kernel Development - August 2009*Source: IBM is committed to Linux and Open Source. http://public.dhe.ibm.com/common/ssi/ecm/en/lxb03001usen/LXB03001USEN.PDF
Red HatRED HAT RED HAT on System z - the solution for:The Open Source Market Leader Supporting business growth#1 in Customer Value - CIO Insight Survey Consolidation and virtualizationLeading contributor to Linux innovation Cloud application deliveryRED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUXThousands of certified ISV applicationsHighest security accreditations (via SELinux)Superior virtualization – RHEVBetter provisioning and management – Satellite12 years of co-development with IBM z114 OFFER“The choice to invest in Red Hat Up to 50% discount on 1 or 3 year term Red Hatwas largely based on its subscriptions for IBM System z 114commitment to Expires December 31, 2011the ongoing development of the CONTACTplatform and its strong support Your local IBM representative or Business Partnercapabilities, particularly inreference to supporting Red Hat TERMSEnterprise This offer is only available for IFLs running on the IBM z114 (business class) mainframe. It is not available for IFLs onLinux on the mainframe,” the z196, or any z9® or z10® model mainframe. Promotion ends 12/31/2011; however, customer quotes submitted on or– Lyle Johnston, infrastructure before 12/31/2011 are valid for purchase until 2/29/2012.architect for BNZ http://www.redhat.com/rhel/server/mainframe/promo
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server w! for IBM zEnterprise and zBX Ne If you own this... You get these...Honoring ten years of our customers loyalty to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z,SUSE makes the following offering to all SUSE Linux System z customers:Free Basic Subscription of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for x86-64 for unlimited use with allIBM zBX hardware. ‒ Only available to registered SUSE customers with active subscription for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z. This is available for existing subscriptions and new purchases ‒ Additional support services for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on zBX are also available as special promotion offering from SUSE or, alternatively, can be added via IBM service agreements. A Basic Subscription for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server includes Code Maintenance, such as patches, fixes and security updates A Priority Subscription for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server includes Basic Subscription deliveries plus 24x7 Support services delivered by the Novell Technical Services organization http://www.novell.com/partners/ibm/mainframe 5
Universita di Bari BENEFITS to Clients Innovative Cloud Solutions Wine Market Cloud computing allows Support for 60 wineries to multiple organizations to determine demand and tap into heavy-duty get best market price computing power at minimal cost. Fish Market MoniCA It lowers the barrier for Electronic fish auction for Logistics solution tracks local businesses to benefit fishermen while on boats and collects data real time from this technology. Solution Edition for Cloud Computing Solve community challenges Universita di Bari, established in 1924, is developing cloud-based solutions for a consortium of companies and universities from five regions of southern Italy.14 Press release: http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/32051.wss
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