LinuxPlanet: 2004 Sees Linux Growth in More Spaces
Jan 18, 2005, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)
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"What was the biggest theme to emerge during the 2004 'Year in
Linux?' In large measure, it all had to do with the expanded
movement of Linux into new environments, ranging from the data
center to embedded spaces.
"With the Linux kernel 2.6 finally a reality, as of the end of
2003, major hardware makers such as Dell, Unisys, HP, SGI and NEC
came out with a slew of announcements in 2004 about high-end server
support for Linux.
"On the embedded side, Linux started showing up on smaller
devices ranging from cellular phones to retail POS systems..."