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eRacks Keeps Pushing Linux, Open-Source Systems After 15 Years

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Published on 19 April 2014 04:26 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware
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One of the newer supports of Phoronix.com is eRacks, a company specializing in open-source systems -- primarily rackmounts and other high performance hardware -- since 1999.

eRacks primarily focuses upon pushing high-end, rackmount servers that run various Linux distributions (Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, Fedora, et al) along with popular BSD operating systems like NetBSD and FreeBSD. However, eRacks also offers a limited range of branded laptops/notebooks, firewall servers, and other products. Their newest laptops from eRacks are Linux-loaded versions of the ASUS Zenbook laptops and ultrabooks. My main system right now in fact is a Haswell-based Zenbook. Servers from eRacks have options for both AMD and Intel processors.

Thanks to eRacks for being the newest Phoronix.com sponsor, in particular for some of our US traffic for those that have JavaScript disabled / NoScript. Those wishing to lean more about eRacks open-source and Linux friendly hardware can visit eRacks.com.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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