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E-Commerce Times: IBM Unveils Linux-Based Supercomputer

Mar 24, 2000, 18:39 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew W. Beale)

"If Big Blue has its way, the new Linux-powered Los Lobos clustering computer will significantly accelerate the range and capabilities of e-commerce operations while reducing costs dramatically."

"Linux-based servers have been moving into the market for e-commerce solutions where, according to experts, a growing number of businesses are recognizing the benefits of open-source versus the proprietary model used by such operating systems as Microsoft's Windows."

"Set for release later this year -- possibly as early as April -- the 512 processor-driven Los Lobos could also be deployed for database hosting and e-mail functionality."

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