The technology, training and sales support program, dubbed Chiphopper, is designed to let ISVs run a single version of their software application across the full range of IBM Linux hardware -- from x86-based servers, blades and clusters; to IBM Power-based servers to even Linux on IBM mainframes. It was developed by IBM and its Linux distribution partners Red Hat and Novell.
March 1, 2005
IBM's Chiphopper gives ISVs running start to Linux
Author: Vance McCarthy
In an effort to boost the number of Linux apps available, IBM has developed a lab-to-marketplace program for ISVs, designed to make Linux as easier target for their existing apps â and a more profitable one.