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InfoWorld: Silicon Valley start-up expands its Linux drive

“VA Research Linux Systems (VA), calling itself the first “Linux
systems company,” is the progeny of VA Research Inc., which was
started in a Stanford University dormitory room as a mail-order
Linux-box business in 1993 by VA’s current president and CEO, Larry
Augustin, according to a VA spokesman.

The restructured company, which has entered a business
relationship with Intel, says it offers Linux-based hardware,
software, and service/support solutions to meet enterprise needs.
The company is focusing on cultivating the Linux-on-Intel
market.”


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