The Salt Lake Tribune: Small Step for NASA, Giant Leap for Linux
May 23, 2006, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bob Mims)
"Linux Networx may be based in Bluffdale, but the supercomputer
maker has its eyes on the stars.
"Over the past month, the company has contracted with NASA and
now ATK Launch Systems for customized editions of some of its most
advanced creations. Terms, including expected installation dates
and costs, were not disclosed. But the deals likely run into the
millions of dollars.
"More to the point, Linux Networx executives said, is how the
deals expand their role in providing the data-processing volume and
speed needed to send humanity into the cosmos..."