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AllLinuxDevices: Red Hat and Wincor Nixdorf to Deliver Thin Client POS System On Embedded Linux

Oct 06, 2000, 17:01 (0 Talkback[s])

"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."

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