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PSBank migrates to IBM Syztem z for Linux application

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| PSBank also said it has decided to migrate its database to IBM System z. The
| country’s second-largest bank will use the System z mainframe for seven
| Linux-based online transaction processor (OLTP) applications and its data
| warehouse, according to data obtained by the BusinessMirror from IBM
| Philippines.
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http://businessmirror.com.ph/index.p...kingandfinance

ZINNOVATION Business Resiliency Solutions Complement New IBM Business Class
Mainframe

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| That means consolidation, virtualization and resource efficiency;
| coincidentally exactly what IBM is delivering with the new Business Class z10
| mainframe, Linux on System Z and new z/OS 1.10 operating system.
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http://www.businesswire.com/portal/s...31&newsLang=en


Recent:

Arab National Bank Selects Symark International’s PowerSeries Solutions to
Manage Privileged Access and Meet Compliance Requirements

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| Symark’s PowerPassword solves these issues by providing UNIX/Linux user
| account management in addition to login and password security policies for
| resources stored and local accounts on UNIX and Linux servers.
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http://www.businesswire.com/portal/s...20&newsLang=en
http://tinyurl.com/5k5h34


Bank of America may finally embrace Firefox

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| "As the usage of Firefox browsers has increased with our customer base, we
| will be initiating a full support model for Firefox version 2.x in the very
| near future," spokeswoman Tara Burke told Networkworld.com.
|
| Think "the very near future" will prove to be very soon? Don't bank on it.
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http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-99...=2547-1_3-0-20


Suncorp envisages Linux, ODF for 20,000 desktops

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| Open source software is set to play an increasingly important role at
| Australia's sixth largest bank, according to Smith, who said that Suncorp
| will look to use open source "wherever we can".
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http://www.zdnet.com.au/news/softwar...tm?omnRef=1337


Related:

FNB switches 12 000 desktops to Linux

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| With 12 000 desktops switching to Linux this is very likely the
| most significant Linux and open source implementation in South
| Africa to date.
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http://www.tectonic.co.za/view.php?id=1562


Oracle easy meat for Red Hat Australia

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| He said Red Hat was currently working with a "large bank", whom he kept
| anonymous, to introduce Linux into its IT environment.
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http://www.australianit.news.com.au/...013040,00.html


Open Source Slowly Gains Momentum on Wall Street

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| Customers may be comfortable using Linux for infrastructure-type
| systems but less so for business software, said Monica Kumar,
| senior director of product manager for Linux and open-source
| software at Oracle.
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http://www.adtmag.com/article.aspx?id=20569
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