From: Liz Stelte
To: Liz Stelte Subject: TeamLinux Extends National Presence with Fourth Acquisition in Th ree Weeks Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2000 12:08:37 -0400 <<...>> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Terry MacEwen TeamLinux Corporation 937.427.5377 firstname.lastname@example.org Jeff Hooper Ackermann Public Relations & Marketing 865.584.0550 email@example.com TeamLinux Extends National Presence with Fourth Acquisition in Three Weeks Professional services company expands national footprint, offers Linux system administration training with acquisition of Three-Sixteen Technical Services Austin, Texas, April 26, 2000 - TeamLinux Corporation today announced the acquisition of Austin- based Three-Sixteen Technical Services. TeamLinux provides professional services and consultation to the growing open source and Linux marketplace. TeamLinux has announced four acquisitions since its launch in late March, enabling national coverage with a complete portfolio of open source services. "The Three-Sixteen acquisition strategically augments our ability to address known gaps in the current open source and Linux support services. This is the latest move in our aggressive national expansion and enhances our ability to provide the highest quality consulting and professional services," says Dan Maher, TeamLinux chairman and chief executive officer. TeamLinux is expanding Three-Sixteen's successful training program nationally to meet the growing demand for open source and Linux system administration skills. Certified (Linux, RHCE, CNE, MCSE) engineers design and teach TeamLinux classes. Three-Sixteen's employees, certified in Linux, Microsoft products, Novell NetWare, and UNIX-based networks extend TeanLinux's capabilities needed to provide comprehensive recommendations for enterprise solutions. Thomas Cameron, Three-Sixteen president since its 1996 inception, becomes a principal in TeamLinux's Southwest region. He stresses that the company's employees - who now work for TeamLinux - will continue consulting and supporting existing customers throughout Texas as well as expanding TeamLinux' national presence. Three-Sixteen's training professionals have delivered system administration training to industry personnel representing companies such as Dell, Motorola, and Compaq. "Joining TeamLinux creates exciting new opportunities. TeamLinux' mission of providing design, integration, and management solutions that leverage Linux and other open source software parallels our own. Quite simply, our philosophies are in lockstep: to partner with our customers to take the headaches out of computing so they can get on with their core business," Cameron states. TeamLinux provides national coverage through their regional centers of expertise. The Western Region (Irvine, CA), serving the West Coast and Pacific Northwest, has a focus on e-commerce and internet applications, middleware, and firewall / information security. The Central Region (Dayton, OH), serving the East and Midwest, has expertise in interoperability, office suite applications and hardware / network configuration. The Southwest Region (Austin, TX), covering the Southeast and Southwest, focuses on training, web design and operation, and internet appliances including chip design and embedded Linux. Each regional office houses consulting professionals, interoperability labs and complete training centers. Based in Austin, Texas, TeamLinux is a professional services company offering consulting, design, integration, migration, training and support services for many business segments, including: e-commerce, Internet-enabled business to business, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Electronic Design Automation (EDA), embedded systems and Internet appliance applications enabled by open source and Linux software. Visit TeamLinux on the Web at www.team-linux.com http://www.team-linux.com. # # # All trademarks and registered trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.