March 28, 2002
IBM, SuSE strike global Linux services deal
NewsFactor Network writes "IBM and Germany-based SuSE on Wednesday announced a partnership to provide Linux support and services to corporate customers. The deal reinforces open source software's push into enterprise computing. Under the terms of the deal, IBM will package and support turnkey implementations of SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) with backing from SuSE development, maintenance and support.The two companies said they will jointly offer a range of Linux services for business, including system integration and customization, rollout and implementation, and 24x7 worldwide maintenance and support."