It is the case, in fact, of telecommunication servers whose operators have collaborated with Motorola in the development of HA Linux. The OS could also be used for other services that have an interest in the "four-nine" market (the four numbers nine of 99.99%), such as, for example, servers in industry, the education sector, the Internet , call centers, the military and diagnostic and medical sectors. To meet some requests considered fundamental, HA Linux will allow the "hot" connectivity of most of the components: Hard Disks, network cards, processors and power supplies. The most interesting aspect for our world that the Linux "at Motorola", will be not only compatible with Intel but also with the PPC environment. Microsoft, in recent weeks, had already announced its plans to confer the characteristics of "four -nove ”to Windows 2000.