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InfoWorld: Retailer signs with Dell for 1,000-plus Linux desktops

Apr 07, 1999, 02:07 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ed Scannell)

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"Dell threw a little more gasoline on the Linux fires Tuesday, announcing it will supply a large East Coast retail operation with the open-source operating system on over 1,000 of its desktop systems."

A major reason Burlington Coat Factory picked Dell is the Round Rock, Texas-based company's flexibility in selection of systems and ability to ship them quickly to any part of the country.

"We require choice and versatility and we think Dell has the ability to configure computer systems in the factory and ship to all the locations we have..."

"Burlington Coat Factory has 264 stores in 42 states..."

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