Big Blue, whose Linux customers include more than 40 financial services companies, is
among a host of companies using Linux to try to steal business from Sun Microsystems,
which has long enjoyed strong sales to brokerages. Intel and Reuters on Wednesday
broadened an alliance signed in May with Hewlett-Packard to advance a Linux version
of its server software for exchanging financial information. The broader alliance includes
more marketing and joint development work. " More at CNET.com.
June 20, 2002