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SRO: Linux Not Mission Critical Ready? [Wherehouse]

Aug 06, 1999, 14:05 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"Still think Linux isn't mission-critical ready? IBM disagrees and claims to have the solution providers, customers, and support structure to prove it."

"Advanced Communication Design Inc., a $10+ million solutions provider and OEM dedicated to solving in-store merchandising problems, is providing music retail chain Wherehouse Entertainment Inc. with listening kiosks that can be mounted either in listening 'bars' with multiple systems or as solo units inline with CD rack displays."

"Behind the solution lies IBM Netfinity M5000 servers with IBM Server Driver (a Linux compatible RAID), Red Hat Linux 6.0, and ACD's own customized vertical applications."

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