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Python's particular mix of features helps embedded developers be more effective when programming a PC. While these developers are well familiar with C (by far the most popular high level language for embedded systems) a C program written for a standard desktop or server is quite different in style from one for a microcontroller.
Carmanah Lights the Way with Python by George Belotsky and Thomas Major
ILM runs a batch processing environment capable of modeling, rendering and compositing tens of thousands of motion picture frames per day. Thousands of machines running Linux, IRIX, Compaq Tru64, OS X, Solaris, and Windows join together to provide a production pipeline used by ~800 users daily. Speed of development is key, and Python was a faster way to code (and re-code) the programs that control this production pipeline.
Industrial Light & Magic Runs on Python by Tim Fortenberry
Rackspace uses Python to implement its enterprise data systems and to achieve true object reuse. We do this through a central customer information system called "CORE," which is used both for CRM and ERP. Python and CORE are key factors that enable Rackspace to provide fanatical support and fast customer service.
Python is Rackspace's CORE Technology by Nick Borko