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siliconvalley.internet.com: HP Shows Off its 'Carrier-Grade' Attitude

Jun 04, 2003, 14:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Singer)

"About 25 years ago, Hewlett-Packard began making servers and networking products for the telecommunications industry.

"Tuesday, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based computer and printer maker reminded customers of that as it launched its latest carrier class rack-mount server.

"The company said its HP cc3310, is designed specifically for network equipment providers (NEPs) and independent software vendors (ISVs) that supply fixed and mobile operators and who want to get away from custom, proprietary systems (more on that in a minute). HP Director Of Carrier-Grade Server Christine Martino told internetnews.com that boils its choice down to Intel running Linux, which seems to be very popular these days..."

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