BW: Wincor Nixdorf Establishes Thin Client Competency Center… With Cornerstone Retail Solutions

“Joint Development of Thin Client Point-of-Sale Applications
for Retailers Featuring Red Hat Linux”

“Wincor Nixdorf LLC, a leading provider of IT products and
solutions to the retail and banking industries, today announced
plans to open a research and development center to design, test and
implement in-store solutions for retailers based on thin client
technology. Featured operating system platforms will include
Microsoft Embedded NT, Java and Red Hat Linux.”

“Initial development in the center will leverage Wincor
Nixdorf’s relationship with Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and
its alliance with Red Hat, Inc. (NASDAQ:RHAT). Wincor Nixdorf
became a Certified Red Hat VAR in February 2000 and has already
begun work on the Red Hat Linux platform with several large

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