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Real-world projects show Linux at work

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In the recent past, IT pros came to LinuxWorld Conference and Expo to hear if Linux worked in the enterprise. At this week's show, they're hearing about enterprise Linux at work. From keynotes to the exhibit floor, true tales of enterprise Linux implementations abound.

Prior to LinuxWorld, LinuxCare CEO Avery Lyford said: "2003 is the year of Linux deployments." LinuxWorld keynote speaker Peter Blackmore agreed, noting that Linux has proven itself under fire in production environments around the world. Blackmore -- executive vice president, Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Enterprise Systems Group -- called Linux a mainstream enterprise platform that is "delivering fantastic performance to its users."

Here's a sampling of the projects announced this week:

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