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The Salt Lake Tribune: Small Step for NASA, Giant Leap for Linux

May 23, 2006, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bob Mims)

"Linux Networx may be based in Bluffdale, but the supercomputer maker has its eyes on the stars.

"Over the past month, the company has contracted with NASA and now ATK Launch Systems for customized editions of some of its most advanced creations. Terms, including expected installation dates and costs, were not disclosed. But the deals likely run into the millions of dollars.

"More to the point, Linux Networx executives said, is how the deals expand their role in providing the data-processing volume and speed needed to send humanity into the cosmos..."

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