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Sep 28, 1999, 14:34 (0 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Idealab! today unveiled its first Linux venture, OpenSales, Inc., to offer an Open Source e-commerce software solution called OpenMerchant(TM) in October 1999."

"The free retailing catalyst, which can be deployed on Linux, Solaris, UNIX and Windows NT platforms, is currently being used by select Internet retailers and will be bundled with VA Linux Systems servers later this year."

"The days of creating closed and proprietary systems are over," said Michelle Kraus, President and CEO of OpenSales. "By using best of breed solutions like Linux, Perl and Apache, OpenSales has created an easily accessible and world-class standard for online retailing."

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