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Wintel Tries to “Embrace and Extend” the English Language
Intel and Microsoft are getting into the server appliance game, only this appliance is really a small server. But if they want to misuse the term, who are we

wintel os  where Microsoft is dominant.] Wintel is now trying to jump on the server appliance bandwagon, albeit late. Intel has been thinking about selling servers under its own badge for about ten years. Until now, it has had limited success, preferring to sell through some systems companies. The Small Office Network (SON - is that a shot at Sun?) server resembles the Whistle InterJetII small server (now an IBM company and product), but is somewhat limited by comparison - try supporting a 25-person office Internet

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