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LinuxPlanet: The Return of PowerCockpit

Feb 25, 2003, 20:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

One of the hidden gems of Linux server administration was Turbolinux's proprietary PowerCockpit. With it you could management tasks on multiple Linux servers and clusters. What most administrators probably liked about it best was its outstanding image deployment and single update to multiple systems features. Then, Turbolinux left the American market leaving PowerCockpit behind in legal limbo. Now, the program is coming back in March in a long-delayed new version from Mountain View Data, Inc.

Mountain View, which made its reputation in server software storage, may be little known in Linux circles, but its president and CEO, Cliff Miller, is well-known in the Linux community. Mr. Miller was an early Red Hat reseller and founder of Pacific HiTech, the company that would become Turbolinux..."

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