Stories by David Pendery, Dan Briody and Ed Scannell

Linux bandwagon grows

Momentum behind the Linux platform will soon surge again with both Hewlett-Packard and Tivoli Systems planning to extend their management platforms to the open-source Linux platform, according to high-ranking officials at the two companies.
In addition, Compaq is expected to Linux-enable its Alpha systems soon, according to a source familiar with Compaq's plans.