---

News.com: VA Research on a Linux mission

Thanks to Russ Wurtz for
this link.

“Linux’s fame is a rising tide that has carried Linux system
maker VA Research to new heights: The company has tripled in size
from 15 employees last year to 45 today. But the popularity of
Linux also has drawn the attention of much bigger computer makers
such as Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems, which have taken
their first tentative steps to support the Unix-like operating
system.”

“VA Research chief executive Larry Augustin, though, is
confident his San Jose, California, company can survive the
competitive onslaught…”

Complete
story
.