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Linux Journal: Linuxcare Expands into Embedded Systems

Dec 23, 1999, 23:46 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Penn)

"Support and service agreement with Motorola raises Linuxcare's profile in embedded systems marketplace."

"Linuxcare, Inc., the premier provider of Linux technical support and services, just announced an agreement with Motorola to provide back-line engineering support to Motorola Computer Group's support and development organization. Linuxcare's Technical Support and Strategic Business Unit (SBU) will work with Motorola's product engineering and customer support services on product customization and application development...."

"In launching what it called its "aggressive Linux strategy", Motorola spokespeople pointed to the fact that "the Linux Open Source community has emerged as a potent force in advanced software technology development ... leading hardware and software suppliers around the world are supporting or planning to support their products and solutions in the Linux environment". Among the benefits for Motorola's customers, the company cited time to market, performance, low cost and the proliferation of "commercial off-the-shelf application software" (for example, the variety of OpenGL tools useful in medical imaging applications)...."

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