Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Dec 2005 18:37 UTC, submitted by Robert Escue
IBM Unix isn't a flashy market. But what distinction there is has been going to Sun Microsystems lately, by making its Unix-based Solaris operating system available as open-source software. Last week, IBM moved to put its AIX Unix operating system back on everybody's radar by revealing plans to create a development center on its Austin, Texas, campus to speed up AIX development.
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by Tyr. on Tue 20th Dec 2005 20:12 UTC
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while IBM touted the $200 million it will invest in the center over two years, that figure includes a lot of existing IBM AIX developers, customer-relations specialists, and partner-relations staffers

So it's a move to consolidate rather than any real new investment. It does however make for good free publicity.

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