"Red Hat, Inc., (Nasdaq:RHAT), the leader in developing,
deploying and managing open source Internet infrastructure
solutions, has combined with Wincor Nixdorf to bring to market the
BEETLE Point-of-Sale systems based on Embedded Linux. The BEETLE
comes to market amidst growing competition in the retail sector,
which has given rise to a demand for new IT solutions, both in the
central office and in stores."
"...The BEETLE NetPOS is an intelligent, scalable thin-client
system developed for the new server-centric network solutions. This
product is designed to deliver new server-oriented solution
concepts and subsequently to satisfy the new requirements for POS
(Point Of Sale) hardware and software. This server-centric
computing will optimize the high costs of software distribution,
system maintenance and administration in large networks, thus
minimizing the TCO."