"QLITech, which is taking over the recently defunct Tuxtops
Linux laptop line, isn't worried about the big boys in the laptop
business, says Ray Sanders, QLI's president."
"QLITech, a 10-employee private company based in Moline, Ill.,
announced today (Feb. 22) it was acquiring Tuxtops' line of
Linux-loaded laptops after Tuxtops suspended laptop sales earlier
this year. Tuxtops President Graham Hine said then that competition
from companies such as IBM and Dell loading Linux on laptops helped
drive his company out of the laptop sales business."
"But Sanders said the 2-year-old QLITech, which also sells small
office/home office Linux packages, inexpensive servers, and Linux
PCs optimized for gaming, said he believes QLI can establish a
market niche for Tuxtops' laptops as bigger companies test the
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