CRN: Linux Lands Major OEM Deals

“Like the Energizer bunny, the smiling little penguin that
symbolizes Linux just keeps going and going and going.”

“The alternative operating system gained even further momentum
this week, securing unprecedented support from major companies,
including Hewlett-Packard Co., Tivoli Systems Inc., Silicon
Graphics Inc. and Compaq Computer Corp.”

“SGI is obviously going to put most of the wood behind the NT
bat. If anything gets shortchanged, it will be Linux,” said Dan
Niles, an analyst with BankBoston Robertson Stephens, San
Francisco. “And that’s not necessarily a bad thing. [NT] is where
most of the customers are.”


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