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EETimes: IBM's $2.5B Fab Turns Hudson into Silicon Valley

Aug 22, 2002, 09:00 (11 Talkback[s])

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"'This is the first fab whose IT infrastructure is all Linux-based, controlled by some 1,700 1-GHz microprocessors able to access some 600 terabytes of data,' said Perry Hartswick, project manager for factory integration solutions. 'Together with Cisco, we developed this IT manufacturing environment with off-the-shelf parts.'

"Hartswick said Linux was evaluated against a Windows-based system and performed flawlessly for three months, whereas the Windows-based system failed after six or seven days..."

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