Oracle Linux

IBM and Oracle work together to support joint customers

IBM and Oracle® maintain a strong alliance with over 20 years of providing solutions to help businesses improve IT productivity and business value. IBM has a proven track record of customer successes with Oracle and Linux®-based solutions running on IBM System x® and BladeCenter® servers. For customers interested in deploying Oracle Linux® on System x and BladeCenter servers, IBM can provide customers with server hardware warranty support. Oracle is the OS support provider for these implementations. Customers can procure the Oracle Linux distribution and OS software support directly from Oracle.

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The IBM Oracle International Competency Center

Helping customers solve business problems

IBM and Oracle continue to invest in competency centers and solutions demo facilities around the world. These centers continually work on new joint proof points and technical documentation. The centers host classes and customer briefings, and look to address the questions that our joint customers have on IBM/Oracle solutions. IBM augments this investment by maintaining one of the largest professional services practices dedicated to Oracle solutions.

Oracle Linux and software support

IBM has maintained an extensive array of server and storage products included in Oracle's Validated Configuration Program. Customers can procure the Oracle Linux distribution and software support directly from Oracle. Customers with questions regarding procuring IBM hardware should contact their local IBM representative.

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Lenovo acquires IBM x86 systems

These IBM x86 products are now products of Lenovo in the U.S. and other countries. IBM will host x86-related content on ibm.com until migrated to Lenovo. During the transition, please interpret references to IBM in relation to transitioned products as Lenovo.

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  • Pat Massey Byers

    System x Linux and Open Virtualization Business Development and Marketing Program Director

  • Pat Massey Byers

    System x Linux and Open Virtualization Business Development and Marketing Program Director

Pat Massey Byers

System x Linux and Open Virtualization Business Development and Marketing Program Director

Pat Massey Byers Within IBM's System x server organization, Pat focuses on Linux, where she is responsible for business development, marketing, relationships with major Linux companies including Red Hat, SUSE and Canonical (Ubuntu) and manages IBM System x's Linux operating system product portfolios.

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