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ZDNet: Motorola joins Linux hit parade

Mar 07, 2000, 02:23 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Raikow)

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"Motorola Computer Group said Monday it will ship its own version of the Linux operating system, named High Availability Linux, or HA Linux."

"... HA Linux will boast a 'five nines' rating -- meaning no more than five minutes of downtime per year."

"HA Linux is aimed at large, high-end telecommunications applications that require extreme stability, such as call servers and IP gateways."

"Motorola said it expects to ship HA Linux in May."

"Microsoft and its partners announced last fall their plans for achieving four-nines availability for Windows 2000. Microsoft, Cisco Systems, EMC, Unisys and other partners are collaborating on a Windows 2000 Advanced Server and Datacenter configuration that they are calling "the data center of the next millennium"..."

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