“OSI, along with IBM, Novell and Agilysys, is announcing its involvement in the Dedicated Linux Hosting industry. Within the walls of their Dedicated Data Center, the management has made the bold move to use Apple xServe with Mac OS X, and Novell’s newest version of SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server on all of their x86-based servers from IBM. With this new direction comes a new standard in the software and hosting industry… OSI’s Dallas facility has 101,000 sq ft to hold their dedicated servers, corporate offices, and a future blade server center. In conjunction with IBM, Agilysys and Novell, OSI is rolling out 12,000 IBM xSeries servers running SUSE Linux, along with several hundred Apple xServes,” LinuxElectrons reports.
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MacDailyNews Take: The addition of “several hundred” Apple Xserves anywhere is good news no matter how you look at it. This is another success that Apple can showcase as they pitch their Xserve with Mac OS X Server OS solution to enterprises of all sizes.