Fairfax IT: Dell plans cut-down Linux server

Thanks to Matthew Wright
for this link.

“DELL looks set to release an officially supported cut-down
server based on the freeware Linux operating system within the next
three months to drive sales in the booming entry-level market, a
senior company official said.”

“Geoff Healey, Asia-Pacific servers director for Dell Computer,
said Linux’s free status made it an attractive proposition when
competing against systems running proprietary systems that levied
license fees, such as Microsoft’s NT.”

“‘The real competition is in the entry-level server,’ Healey


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