SearchOpenSource: Niche Linux Servers Break Out of HPC Into Enterprise
Mar 15, 2006, 15:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Bardin Williams)
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"Leveraging Linux and niche customization, a group of
independent server vendors are going head to head with
market-dominating server vendors, such as IBM, HP and Dell. Small
server vendors like Penguin Computing, Linux Networx, Pogo Linux
and Fabric7 Systems have gained headway where Microsoft Windows
doesn't play so well: in markets historically dominated by Unix
boxes and mainframes.
"Once relegated to scientific markets, these vendors are
branching out. Their new ventures into enterprise computing and
successes in high-performance computing (HPC) markets are covered
in this report..."