May 3, 2001

Venezuela banks on IBM Linux mainframe

Author: JT Smith

CNet has more information on Venezuelan bank Banco Mercantil buying into "IBM's strategy of using Linux on a mainframe

The bank, one of Venezuela's largest, will move tasks currently running on 30 Windows NT
servers onto a mainframe running Linux, IBM said. Customers checking account information over
the Internet also will be using the mainframe's services."


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