HP ProCurve One : Linux Based but Does it Matter?
Nov 19, 2009, 15:33 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Eleven months later, the program is expanding with new
partners, though some of the original partners have yet to
officially release their own certified applications. The HP
ProCurve ONE update comes at an interesting time in the networking
applications space, with rival Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) recently rolling
out a new Services Ready Engine providing applications on router
"At its core, HP ProCurve ONE is a Linux operating system
sitting on a blade module that plugs into an HP ProCurve switch.
Though Linux is the underlying operating system currently, HP
(NYSE:HPQ) execs don't see that fact as something that matters all
""We're currently only shipping ProCurve ONE with a Linux-based
operating system," Mark Hilton, HP ProCurve director of LAN edge
solutions told InternetNews.com. "We have plans to develop end user
choice to put their own applications on it and we're looking at
other operating systems, though nothing is currently