DesktopLinux.com: ELX Linux moves business to Linux
Jul 30, 2003, 05:30 (2 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"DesktopLinux.com recently contacted ELX Linux to learn about
the company's desktop strategy, market conditions, and business
activities. ELX Founder and Chief Software Architect, Abhi Datt
offered us the following exclusive insight into market conditions
and programs that are allowing ELX to convert 200-300
corporate/institutional desktops a month to Linux. Datt discusses
Lufthansa India and others who have adapted to ELX Linux and are
proving that the OS is a smart choice for deployment today...
"DesktopLinux.com: Can you give us a little background
on ELX? Where it is being used?
"ELX was started in 2001. The first version 1.0 of Power Desktop
was released in June 2002. ELX pioneered the concept of ease
without compromising on power of Linux. Users enjoyed this approach
and ELX became very popular.
"Since the release of Power Desktop, we have debuted BizDesktop
and ELX Insta HIPAA Server which is one of the most advanced Health
Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) EDI Server
and Application. This product is being used to process thousands of
claims by several clearing houses and practices in the United
States including Newprotocol Inc. in New Jersey and Infoneeds in
North Carolina. Both organizations are using ELX to process 837
(Professional Claims) and 270 (Eligibility verification). Several
other practices are using the 837 claims software as well..."