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LinuxPR: Motorola Computer Group Launches First Linux for 5NINES Telecom Deployments

“Motorola Computer Group (MCG), part of Motorola’s (NYSE: MOT)
Integrated Electronics Systems Sector (IESS), Monday announced its
advanced High Availability Linux(R) (HA Linux) offering,
strengthening its position as the leader in high-availability
embedded computing platforms for the telecommunications
industry.

“MCG’s HA Linux — with hot swap capability and support for
system platforms based on Intel(R) and PowerPC(R) architectures —
is the first Linux offering for carrier-grade networking,
wireless and Internet applications that require 99.999%
availability (5NINES).
5NINES availability equates to 5
minutes or less of downtime per year, both planned and
unplanned.

“With its very low cost and freely available source code, Linux
is being rapidly adopted as the platform of choice for new
telecommunications applications.

“Until now, however, a HA Linux solution for applications that
require near constant uptime — such as Operation Administration
& Maintenance (OA&M) platforms, call servers, IP gateways,
gatekeepers and home location registers — was not available. MCG
has recognized this need and filled it with its advanced HA Linux
offering.

“HA Linux is supported by MCG’s broad range of service, training
and systems integration capabilities.”

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