IBM certifies over 2,500 software apps for Linux systems

IBM this week said it has certified over 2,500 software applications for Linux systems running on the computer-makers Power CPU architecture.

IBM says the number of applications that run on its 64-bit RISC-based processor increased over 200% this year from the year before. On specific Linux-based Power server platforms, 372 new Linux applications for System i were introduced by independent software vendors in 2006, while over 670 Linux applications were introduced for IBM’s System p this year.

IBM certifies over 2,500 software apps for Linux systems.

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