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ComputerWorld: SPARC systems will ship with Linux -- but not Sun brand name

Feb 04, 2000, 16:07 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dominique Deckmyn)

"Sun Microsystems Inc. is making another cautious move into the Linux market at the LinuxWorld show this week, with the announcement that Bell Microproducts in San Jose will start shipping Linux servers based on Sun-manufactured motherboards.

The rack-mountable servers won't bear the Sun brand name but instead will feature the "UltraSPARC Driven" logo that is already used on a variety of devices such as printers (but not, so far, any computers) that use the UltraSPARC as an embedded processor. The servers are aimed at traditional Linux markets such as Internet service providers."

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