ZDNet UK: 2000 Roundup: Everybody loves Linux

Linux went from strength to strength during 2000. Though
the bubble burst for technology companies, many of the world’s
biggest players are still putting their faith in the open source
operating system.

“The year kicked of with Intel putting faith in Linux instead of
Microsoft with its new breed of Web appliances. The Trillian
project — to get Linux ready for Intel’s high-end Itanium
processors — also gathered momentum with major Linux distributors
signing up. IBM also took a major step toward Linux announcing that
all future product ranges will be Linux-ready.”


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