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ZDNet: Motorola joins Linux hit parade

“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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