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LinuxInsider: Xandros Rolls Out Windows-Ready Linux

Mar 17, 2004, 17:30 (7 Talkback[s])
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"New York-based Xandros this week began shipping its Linux-based Xandros Business Desktop and Operating System, an enterprise Windows desktop replacement that the company says is completely compatible with Microsoft Windows servers.

"The software--priced at US$129 per copy or $500 for a five-license pack--aims to provide a secure, plug-in replacement of 'costly' Windows desktops.

"Some view Xandros as a smaller, less significant player that is likely to have success only in a niche of the market while larger players such as Sun, SuSE-Novell and Red Hat play a larger role in Linux on the corporate desktop. Even as Xandros rolled out its new Windows-ready Linux this week, there were reports that computing giant HP might be offering Linux-powered PCs in Asia..."

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