CNET: India's Supercomputing Agency Goes for Linux
Aug 13, 2002, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
"India's Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, which
makes supercomputers used for heavy-duty data processing, said on
Monday it had decided to use open source Linux software in a
high-performance computing lab. The Pune-based state agency, whose
machines are used for advanced computing functions in activities
such as oil exploration and weather forecasting, will use a Linux
platform customised by International Business Machines...
"Linux-backers believe that India, with its low-cost computer
penetration, cost-conscious market and a large pool of software
developers, offers a big market for Linux-based systems..."