Originally Published: Tuesday, 10 August 1999 Author: Jeff Alami
Published to: Internal News/General Announcements Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Andover.Net Acquires freshmeat.net

Andover.Net today announced the acquisition of freshmeat.net, a leading Linux software and news Web site.

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From Business Wire:

"Andover.Net (www.andover.net), the award-winning online IT network dedicated to serving the builders of the Internet, today announced the acquisition of freshmeat.net, a leading Linux software and news Web site (www.freshmeat.net). With this acquisition and the recent acquisition of Slashdot.org(TM), Andover.Net has quickly become the number one destination for the Linux and open source community. Freshmeat's visitors brings Andover.Net's total number of unique visitors to over 2.5 million per month and over 40,000,000 page impressions per month. Founder Patrick Lenz will continue control of the freshmeat.net site as well as provide direction for other Linux efforts at Andover.Net."

"Andover.Net is excited about freshmeat joining our growing Linux and IT Web network. With the freshmeat acquisition, Andover.Net continues its focus on Linux and serving the Linux community," said Bruce Twickler, president and CEO of Andover.Net. "Andover.Net, including its freshmeat and Slashdot sites, is the number one source for Linux on the Web."

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