March 21, 2001

Comcast launches Linux-based service

Author: JT Smith

A reader tells us about a this press release at "Take me out to the ballgame" could soon have a whole
new meaning for Detroit Tigers fans visiting Comerica Park. Today, Comcast Business Communications
will soon outfit the stadium's suites with the company's new managed Internet service -- Comcast
Commercial Internet Service 2.0 (CCIS 2.0), creating a fun and productive experience for fans.

CCIS 2.0 is a new faster version of Comcast's managed high-speed Internet service that comes with
enhanced features. The new version is now based in Linux, an open source operating system, which is a
powerful match for the server appliance that is included with the service.

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