Originally Published: Tuesday, 26 October 1999 Author: John Eastman
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TurboLinux and Linuxcare Partner on Enterprise Support

TurboLinux Linux, today announced an agreement with Linuxcare Inc. to partner on enterprise support, services, training, and hardware certification and testing for TurboLinux software.

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TurboLinux and Linuxcare Partner on Enterprise Support; Linuxcare to offer 24x7 Support, Professional Services for TurboCluster Server

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 1999--TurboLinux, the leader in high-performance Linux, today announced an agreement with Linuxcare Inc. to partner on enterprise support, services, training, and hardware certification and testing for TurboLinux software, including TurboCluster Server.

Linuxcare, the first company to offer a complete range of Linux technical services to the Global 1000, will provide North American TurboLinux customers with a range of support and service options, including custom 24x7 telephone support, Linux professional services, Linuxcare University training courses, and Linuxcare Labs hardware testing and certification.

"TurboCluster Server takes Linux into mission critical environments and we want our customers to benefit from the expert support and services options offered by Linuxcare," said Cliff Miller, CEO of TurboLinux. "Our business model is built around partnering with organizations who add value for our customers and Linuxcare has demonstrated its ability to deliver to enterprise customers."

"TurboLinux is pushing Linux technology, especially in the area of clustering," said Fernand Sarrat, president and CEO of Linuxcare. "Customers looking for high availability Linux solutions will expect a total environment of software, support and services that Linuxcare is uniquely positioned to deliver in this agreement with TurboLinux."

TurboCluster Server, the first commercial Linux software clustering solution, offers high availability, scalability and improved performance. It has been tested at more than 400 corporate sites in North America.

About Linuxcare, Inc.

Linuxcare, Inc. is the leading provider of Linux services -- including technical support, professional services, education, and product certification-for Global 1000 companies. Linuxcare supports all major distributions of Linux on all major platforms, offering a variety of programs including 24x7 enterprise-class telephone support. With funding from Kleiner Perkins and others, Linuxcare counts Dell Computer, IBM and Sun Microsystems among its strategic partners. The company hosts www.linuxcare.com, the world's leading online technical-support resource for Linux. Founded in 1998, Linuxcare is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. The company can be reached at 888-LIN-GURU (+01-415-354-4878) and at www.linuxcare.com.

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