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Enterprise Linux Today: Keio University to Build Large-Scale Campus Network Using Linux and IBM Servers

Dec 12, 2000, 21:01 (1 Talkback[s])

"Red Hat, the leader in developing, deploying and managing open source solutions today announced that Keio University will build a large-scale campus network server system using Red Hat Linux 7 and IBM Netfinity 4500R server, from Japan IBM Corporation. This campus server network system will also adopt the new IBM eServer xSeries network servers from IBM Japan."

"This network will integrate the independent campus networks at Keio's Hiyoshi and Yagami Campuses and provide 15,000 teachers, staff and students with basic network services including file-sharing and e-mail. The new system will go on-line April 2001. The network will expand to other campuses starting from the next fiscal year."

"Keio plans to install 47 Netfinity 4500R servers running Red Hat Linux 7, each having minimum capacity of 5 tetrabytes."

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