"Tim Mattox, general manager of DellHost, said Windows 2000
has been surprisingly popular, despite the extra cost to
customers. While Linux is virtually free, Dell Web hosting
must license Windows 2000 from Microsoft, meaning Dell must charge
more for the services. Mattox estimated that about half of the
DellHost customers choose Linux. That could change with the
expanded availability of Windows 2000."
"As DellHost expanded the use of Windows 2000, it also cut the
cost of PowerApp server Linux Web hosting from $249 to $199 a
month, plus a $350 setup fee. The fee includes use of a PowerApp
server with a 600-MHz Pentium III processor, 64MB of SDRAM, 9GB of
SCSI storage and Red Hat Linux 6.2, plus 21GB of data transfer per
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