14 years ago Serenity Systems and Mensys BV reached agreements with IBM regarding eComStation (operating system based on IBM OS/2 Warp). (source)

eComStation 1.0 was released in 2001.

The development of eCS is performed using internal resources (sponsor units from users and selling of licenses to commercial customers)

(from the left) Bob St.John, Oliver Mark (IBM) ? Kim Cheung (year 2000)

Read more: History of eComStation 1.0