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Enterprise Computing: Intel throws weight behind Linux

Feb 28, 1999, 23:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"VA Research is receiving an investment from Intel and has acquired the coveted Linux.com domain name for use as a portal site dedicated to the Unix-like operating system, industry sources said."

"In a previous interview, VA Research chief executive Larry Augustin said part of his company's goal is to help the Linux community push Linux into heavier-duty hardware systems, where many processors are running side-by-side."

"Obtaining the Linux.com domain is a coup for privately held VA Research, which has sold Linux computers since 1993. The company plans to use the domain for a general-purpose Linux site, complete with archives, technical information and news, Linux community sources said. VA Research will maintain the site and it will be governed by an advisory board from the Linux community."

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