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VAR Business: Integrators Wrap Up eToys' Site For the Holidays

Jan 11, 2000, 17:49 (3 Talkback[s])
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"With a holiday sales revenue of more than $80 million and a customer base surpassing 1.5 million, it's safe to say the 1999 holiday season has left executives at eToys Inc. simply giddy."

"But don't let the happy-go-lucky facade fool you. In fact, it took a multimillion-dollar investment-not to mention the support of many channel players-to give the company the leading role in 1999's holiday toy story...."

"For the company's Web-based apps, eToys chose to stay with a Linux platform, calling on VA Linux Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif., for support in integrating Linux servers to the new data warehouse infrastructure. "They have been a very good partner and provided us with the support we needed to get through the holiday season," says Grau."

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