[Linux-aus] MtM - companies using foss?

Peter Lieverdink me at cafuego.net
Fri Feb 23 13:38:10 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 20:19 +1100, Chris Smart wrote:
> Hey all,
> Updating some content on makethemove.net and would like to ask if people 
> can list companies that utilise Linux and or open source. For example, 
> Google, Ebay, Yahoo, Amazon, etc. Well known companies that people will 
> recognise, and better still even used. Doesn't have to be limited to 
> Internet based, though.

Linksys (WRT54G's) and various other routers, undoubtedly. Mobile
phones, other embedded stuff (though I have no concrcete examples - 2006
was the year of embedded Linux, was it not? ;-)

> The other thing I'm after are major players in the IT sector that use / 
> support Linux, like IBM, Oracle, Dell, HP, Novell etc.

The NAB have a Linux setup (though not for production, I think)

> And finally, distros / companies who provide commercial support for 
> Linux / FOSS, such as Red Hat, Canonical, Novell, Xandros, Mandriva, etc?
> Can anyone think of some others?

OLPC! :-)

- P.
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