|Siemens joins OSDL|
Posted: 09-Dec-2005 [Source: OSDL]
[Siemens joins the Open Source Development Labs OSDL and will participate in the Mobile Linux Initiative as well as the Lab's Carrier Grade Linux and Data Center Linux working groups.]
Munich and Beaverton, OR -- Siemens, one of the world's largest electrical engineering and electronics companies, today announced it has joined the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), a global consortium dedicated to accelerating the adoption of Linux. Siemens will participate in the Lab's Carrier Grade Linux (CGL), Mobile Linux Initiative (MLI) and Data Center Linux (DCL) working groups.
Siemens, one of the world's leading technology companies, comes to OSDL with extensive experience solving complex Linux problems in a wide range of industries around the world. This is reflected by the Corporate Competence Center Embedded Linux, a strong international team of Linux and Open Source experts. As part of Siemens Corporate Technology, this team is dedicated to advance the use of Linux and Open Source within the entire company.
"Siemens has a long history of developing leading technologies for our global customers and providing them with the best solutions to meet their business needs," said Reinhold Achatz, head of the Software & Engineering Division at Siemens Corporate Technology. "We see OSDL as a setting in which we can work with other vendors, as well as customers and the development community, to bring high quality products to our customers."
"Siemens brings enormous global experience with large-scale Linux deployments in a wide range of markets," said Stuart Cohen, CEO of OSDL. "We're pleased to have Siemens join as our newest member and we look forward to tapping their Linux expertise for our Carrier Grade Linux, Mobile Linux Initiative and Data Center Linux working groups."
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