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CNET News.com: Linux start-up lays off employees

Mar 07, 2002, 05:47 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

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"Mission Critical Linux, which once hoped to lead a second, more mature generation of Linux companies, was forced to lay off 90 percent of its staff after unsuccessful attempts to attract a buyer.

Mission Critical Linux specialized in a high-end version of Linux that came with "clustering" features that allowed one server to take over when another server crashed. Last Friday, the company announced new funding and a restructuring that eliminated its services and consulting work and significantly pared down its product line.

Now more details are starting to emerge that show just how drastic that restructuring was."

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