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CNET News: Linux Start-up Furthers Windows Plan

Feb 28, 2003, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Start-up SWsoft has created a working prototype of a Windows version of its software that makes a single operating system appear to be several.

"SWsoft, based in South San Francisco, Calif., currently sells a version of its Virtuozzo software for Linux. Executives first revealed their plan to expand to windows in October.

"Now that plan is starting to bear fruit, with the company announcing it can run, in effect, 100 versions of Windows on a server with a single Intel processor and 4GB of memory, the company said. In a separate test, a single Virtuozzo environment could use 8GB of memory and four processors, the company said..."

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