Yahoo!/TechWeb: Game Maker Atari Plays With Linux
Jan 15, 2005, 13:00 (9 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
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"Three decades ago, Atari was the pioneer in video-game systems.
A lot has changed since then--Pong isn't quite the draw it was in
1975--but Atari Inc. hasn't given up on progressive thinking. The
company, now a division of French video-game maker Infogrames
Entertainment SA, has over the past year set its sites on using
Linux. It's using the open-source operating system to cut costs on
both Web-hosting and enterprise applications.
"Using Linux is hardly the stuff of technology trailblazing
these days, but the significance of open source's impact on
enterprise IT operations can't be underestimated, Atari CIO Glenn