Company Profile

By Joshua Weinberger  |  Posted 2003-02-13 Print this article Print

Dossier: Big Blue may not have been first to the penguin party, but IGS has worked hard to be a good Linux citizen despite its corporate pedigree.

Company Profile

IBM Global Services
Route 100
Somers, NY 10589
(800) IBM-7080

TICKER: IBM (Parent company)
EMPLOYEES: 175,000 (division)

Warren E. Hart
Director, Global Offerings, e-business Hosting Services
Responsible for developing a new infrastructure service to run a Web-facing application, including bandwidth to servers; storage; security; middleware; and database software.

Samuel J. Docknevich
Americas Svcs. Executive, National Linux Practice
Helps clients design and deploy Linux; focuses on proving positive return on investment. Was part of IBM's e-Business Performance, Best Practices division.

Products & Services
Provides planning, development, and implementation of Linux applications and infrastructure services. Offers access to IBM's product line, including Linux Virtual Services—a form of utility computing that allows customers to tap into a managed server capacity, without the upfront hardware expenses.

Assistant Editor
After being on staff at The New Yorker for five years, Josh later traveled the world, hitting all seven continents in a single year. At Yale University, he majored in American Studies, English, and Theatre Studies.


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