"VA Linux Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: LNUX) today announced that D.H.
Brown Associates, Inc. (DHBA), a leading research and consulting
firm, has rated VA as #1 in overall Linux strategy in DHBA's
recently released multi-client study on "Linux Strategies and
"In a comparison with Dell, HP, Compaq and IBM, VA Linux Systems
was ranked highest in overall vendor positioning, value added and
Linux community leadership."
"The DHBA report recognized VA Linux as a "broad solutions
provider" in the Internet server market, highlighting VA Linux
Systems' Build-to-Order Software Selector (BOSS) as a feature that
"extends customization beyond the alternatives available from other
"D.H. Brown also highlighted VA Linux Systems' leadership in
founding and operating the Open Source Development Network (OSDN),
including SourceForge, the world's largest Open Source development