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BW: HP Expands Commitment to Linux; New Products and Services Advance Linux...

Aug 15, 2000, 04:05 (1 Talkback[s])

"Hewlett-Packard Company today expanded its commitment to Linux as a strategic operating system, unveiling a number of products and services as part of its multi-OS strategy for HP-UX, 64-bit Windows 2000 and Linux."

"We are expanding the Linux distributions and Linux-based mission-critical environments we support," said Duane Zitzner, president, HP Computing Systems. "Having HP's always-on infrastructure in the OS of their choice will allow our customers to profit from today's e-services environment."

"HP intends to make MC/ServiceGuard running on Linux available for customers in early 2001. This product fills customers' need for high availability and fail-over capabilities for a range of applications. At LinuxWorld, HP will demonstrate MC/ServiceGuard with ServiceGuard Extension for SAP, Apache and SAMBA on the HP NetServer system."

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