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CNET News: Linux Server Maker Nabs J.P. Morgan Deal

Jan 23, 2003, 10:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

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"Egenera, a pioneer of high-end Linux servers costing hundreds of thousands of dollars apiece, plans to announce Wednesday that J.P. Morgan Chase has bought several of its servers for supercomputing calculations.

"J.P. Morgan Chase will use the systems for its 'Compute Backbone, Egenera expects to announce at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in New York, which begins Wednesday. Egenera declined to reveal precisely how much the deal was worth, saying only it was a multimillion-dollar pact involving multiple BladeFrame systems, each a refrigerator-size cabinet with as many as 24 individual four-processor servers..."

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