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CRN: Compaq Opens Low-End Alpha to PC Channel

“Compaq Computer Corp. is opening distribution of its Alpha line
to its PC channel with the introduction of Linux-ready
systems.”

“Compaq also will offer three Linux-ready configurations, with
an expected reseller price of less than $15,000.”

“Compaq said it will open up distribution of Linux-based systems
to all current Compaq resellers, marking the first time the Alpha
line has been moved into broad distribution.”

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