IBM, Oracle Co-Market Linux on Mainframes

Linux on IBM mainframes is getting a vote of confidence from Oracle and research firm IDC.

IBM and Oracle recently inked a deal that to garner broader support for Oracle applications running on Linux for IBM's System z mainframe systems.

IBM is responsible for hardware sales, while Oracle is responsible for Oracle software sales, according to Frank Monez, Linux initiative manager for IBM System z.

IBM, Oracle Co-Market Linux on Mainframes.