"Linux boxes are being deployed in HPC (High Performance
Computing), oil & gas, manufacturing, EDA (Electronic Design
Automation) and pharmaceuticals. The HPC market remains the biggest
supporter of the Penguin, however. As Pallab Talukdar, Director,
Enterprise Marketing & Alliances, Customer Solutions Group, HP
India Sales, puts, 'For lower TCO, you need an architecture that
supports open source.'
"Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Pune, is a one
teraflop installation with 78 nodes in clusters based on the 64-bit
Itanium 2 processor running Linux..."