NewsForge: Internet World has (some) Linux: An aisle-stroller’s sampling of vendors

“I strolled the exhibit aisles at Penton Media’s
Internet World/Fall 2001 in New York City’s Jacob K. Javits
Convention Center last week — the show didn’t fill up the main
floor despite being co-located with Penton’s Streaming Media East
2001 and StorageNext 2001 events. While there, I decided to troll
for companies making use of Linux, BSD, or other non-Microsoft
platforms, and, by extension, some companies that have put Linux to
work by buying these products and services.

Given the nature of the events, which include companies
providing high-end network/networking equipment and services, it’s
hardly surprising that I was able to turn up some examples of Linux
being put to work. Here’s what I found. Please note, this in no way
purports to be an exhaustive list or survey; I simply asked a
number of likely-looking candidates — odds are there were


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