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Linux gets nod from Dell
by David Stellmack on08 August 2007
Open-source OS no longer the “bogey man”
Dell’s Chief Technical Officer, Kevin Kettler, spoke to an audience at the LinuxWorld Conference in San Francisco and touted the benefits of Linux’s open-source OS and its huge potential for business and consumer applications as well as enterprise data centers.
Citing the pairing of Linux with virtual environments as an area that Dell plans to vigorously pursue, the Dell CTO noted that virtualization allows one computer to run several OS at a time. Approximately 3,000 of Dell’s internal critical mission application servers currently run Linux.
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