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NetworkWorldFusion: Getting embedded with a penguin

Apr 25, 2000 — by Rick Lehrbaum — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

Phil Hochmuth, a writer and researcher for NetworkWorldFusion, has published a short but interesting perspective on the growing use of Linux within a wide range of embedded devices . . .

“Linux may be red-hot as a server operating system, but it's also creating some heat in the embedded operating system market. Developers have been putting Linux on small devices and cramming the operating system into a space the size of a SIMM for some time, but embedded versions of the operating system are on the verge of coming to mainstream devices, such as slimmed-down Internet clients, handheld devices and network appliances.”

“One of the major markets for embedded Linux systems lies in e-business and enterprise networks . . .”

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