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Will Ubuntu make to Mainframes?

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If you were to give it a thought, you will agree, that it is time for open source software to have a greater presence in Mainframe segment as well. For some time now Canonical’s Ubuntu software offers support for x86-Powered System x and Blade Center lines.

A recent development between IBM and Canonical, predicts that soon IBM’s p mini-computers and blades; System Z mainframes will be certified for use with Ubuntu. It is most likely that minicomputers should be running on Ubuntu in the next month or so, while mainframes could well receive full support by end of the month.

Canonical’s reaching up to Mainframes

In the past couple of years, Canonical, the commercial front of Ubuntu has been steadily building products for online technologies and has debuted its Ubuntu Server as well as Ubuntu One, as a cloud OS.

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