Sun to debut blade servers
Posted on: 08/03/2002 03:28 AM

CNET News reports that Sun Microsystems introducing their new Linux based blade servers later this month:

"Santa Clara, Calif.-based Sun specializes in servers, higher-end networked machines that run 24 hours a day handling chores such as delivering e-mail or recording credit card charges. While the small blade servers are an extension of Sun's existing product line, the incorporation of Linux will be the first time Sun has backed another operating system besides its own Solaris version of Unix.

Sun Chief Executive Scott McNealy is scheduled to announce Sun's blade servers on Aug. 12 in San Francisco and its Linux products Aug. 13 in the opening keynote of the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo, also in San Francisco, according to an advisory and a Sun representative."

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