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Linux takes high road

High-end systems move to the forefront: VA Linux Systems has ambitions to steal market share from Sun Microsystems, while Hewlett-Packard, SGI and Red Hat give a boost to development.

 

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High-end systems move to the forefront: VA Linux Systems has ambitions to steal market share from Sun Microsystems, while Hewlett-Packard, SGI and Red Hat give a boost to development.

 


VA Linux wants to challenge Sun
VA Linux Systems is set to introduce a new low-end server, but it has longer-term ambitions to steal market share for more expensive systems away from Sun Microsystems.

Linux makes inroads into high-end computers
Parallel actions by Hewlett-Packard, SGI and Red Hat are combining to put major muscle into the development of Linux for Intel's future flagship Itanium chip.

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