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CNET News.com: Wyse beefs up Linux-based network machine

Jun 14, 1999, 15:05 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Wyse Technology has put Linux at the heart of its newest "thin-client" product, bumping Java aside as the best way to power the low-cost networked machines."

"Wyse has opted for the Linux operating system because it's inexpensive, customizable, relatively crash-proof, and network-savvy, said Jeff McNaught, vice president of marketing at the company. And it's not the only company to make that choice. Graphon also put Linux in the heart of its thin clients."

"Previously, Wyse developed a machine based on the Java operating system and took it to a test market, during which Wyse learned "that this product was not meeting the needs of their customers,"...

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