Penguin Computing Announces New Workstation

Dual Intel Pentium III Workstation Ideal for 3D Graphics and Application Development

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2001--Penguin Computing Inc., the first company that is "Simplifying the Solution Process" by removing the complexity involved in developing and deploying fully customized, Linux-based solutions, today announced a new iteration of its award-winning workstation, the Intel-based Niveus 205.

The new Niveus 205 incorporates dual Pentium III processors at up to 1.26 GHz, a 133MHz front side bus, and provides up to 1.5 GB of PC133 RAM. Also now included is 5 PCI slots, 1 AGP 4x slot, and 3 5.25" bays. Niveus workstations are available with a variety of accessories and peripherals, such as Klipsch ProMedia speakers, LCD screens, and high-end graphics cards, including the Geforce3.

"Linux has begun to replace traditional, proprietary Unixes in the entertainment industry," said Pat Patla, vice president of product marketing for Penguin Computing. "With this strong addition to our workstation line, Penguin Computing is poised to be a key enabler in the transition to development on open systems."

Penguin Computing's Niveus 205 workstation is available now, starting at $1199. Full technical specifications and pricing for add-on services and peripherals are available at

The Niveus is the second product line to be recently refreshed by Penguin Computing, and follows the launch of new Relion systems, which brought the latest generation of Intel Pentium III processors to Penguin Computing's line of rackmount servers. Full technical specifications and pricing for the new Relion servers are available at

About Penguin Computing

Penguin Computing Inc. ( is the first company that is Simplifying the Solution (STS) process by removing the complexity involved in developing and deploying fully-customized, Linux-based solutions. Founded in 1998 by Open Source advocate Sam Ockman, Penguin Computing is based in San Francisco and is privately held.

IDC predicts that the market for Linux servers will reach 1.9 million units by 2004, which Penguin Computing estimates to be equivalent to $5.7 billion. Penguin Computing pursues this emerging market by delivering fully integrated infrastructure solutions, professional services and support through cutting edge customization capabilities.

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