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SearchOpenSource: Niche Linux Servers Break Out of HPC Into Enterprise

Mar 15, 2006, 15:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Bardin Williams)

"Leveraging Linux and niche customization, a group of independent server vendors are going head to head with market-dominating server vendors, such as IBM, HP and Dell. Small server vendors like Penguin Computing, Linux Networx, Pogo Linux and Fabric7 Systems have gained headway where Microsoft Windows doesn't play so well: in markets historically dominated by Unix boxes and mainframes.

"Once relegated to scientific markets, these vendors are branching out. Their new ventures into enterprise computing and successes in high-performance computing (HPC) markets are covered in this report..."

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