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Monday, February 12, 2007
IBM Launches Cross-platform Suite
The same software is supposed to run on Windows, Linux, and Mac after Big Blue discovered it actually had higher TCO when it switched many (but not all) users to Linux. The revised environment forces all users to run the same applications but on legacy platforms with the presumed goal of migrating everyone over to Linux when feasible due to lower licensing costs.