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BW: Burlington Coat Factory Chooses Dell for Strategic Linux Rollout

Apr 06, 1999, 12:39 (0 Talkback[s])

"Dell Computer Corporation... today announced an agreement to deliver a large retail Linux installation to Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation. Burlington's 264 stores nationwide will manage their day-to-day business on Dell(R) desktop PCs custom configured to run the open-source Linux operating system.

"Burlington will run Red Hat Software Inc.'s version of Linux on 1,250 Dell OptiPlex(R) PCs for office management, to administer its Baby Registry and to handle back-office functions such as shipping and receiving."

Complete announcement.