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Yahoo!/TechWeb: Game Maker Atari Plays With Linux

Jan 15, 2005, 13:00 (9 Talkback[s])


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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 Magala says..."

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