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MACMILLAN DEBUTS LINUX-MANDRAKE SECURE SERVER 7.0.

Macmillan USA, the Place for Linux, (www.placeforlinux.com), Indianapolis, has unveiled Secure Server 7.0 for professional server administrators.

Macmillan's new product is a secure Linux web server built within the new Linux(R)-Mandrake(TM) 7.0 operating system. With Secure Server 7.0, managers of mid-level traffic web sites will have a secure server solution.

Secure Server 7.0 provides graphical tools for easy Linux installation and disk partitioning. The Apache-based web server utilizes RSA's BSAFE(R) SSL-C technology -- the best technology available for encryption and security. Secure Server 7.0 is designed for the Linux professional responsible for managing an e-commerce, intranet or any web site requiring security. Additional tools, utilities, and documentation round out the product, providing more value and functionality.

"Secure Server is another advancement for the Linux operating system. Macmillan is dedicated to growing and strengthening the Linux community through powerful, affordable and easy-to-use software offerings," said Steve Schafer, senior software title manager, Macmillan USA. "There are a great many professionals responsible for web sites with mid-level, yet no less important, traffic. Secure Server 7.0 is the ideal solution for experienced administrators who need security and wish to take advantage of Linux for easy management and total reliability in their web sites."

"RSA Security recognizes the prevalence of Linux as a web server platform," said Scott Schnell, senior vice president of marketing for RSA Security. "Macmillan's Secure Server 7.0, with the added protection of RSA BSAFE software, integrated through RSA Professional Services, is an excellent choice for professional web site managers who want the peace of mind of security within the robust Linux environment."

Macmillan's Linux-Mandrake Secure Server 7.0 includes BRU Personal Edition, the award winning backup solution from Enhanced Software Technologies, which provides flexible backup and restore functionality. Secure Server 7.0's AutoUpdate feature enables administrators to automatically update their systems via the Internet. Macmillan has also included its Linux Library with over 3,500 electronic pages of Linux reference guides, written by Macmillan Linux experts. LinuxCare provides unlimited free technical support for installation.

Secure Server 7.0 is available now at an MSRP of U.S. $149.95.

System Requirements for Secure Server 7.0: CPU Intel Pentium and compatible processor (Pentium/ MMX/PRO/II/Celeron/III, AMD K6/K6-2, Cyrix 6x86/M-II), 16 MB RAM required, 64 MB recommended. 600 MB disk space minimum, 1.5 GB+ recommended. 3.5" floppy drive and a CD-ROM drive.

Macmillan USA is a unit of Pearson Technology Group, the world's largest provider of consumer and professional computer, information technology, engineering and reference content. As one of the industry's leading innovators in both print and digital formats, Macmillan's imprints include Macmillan Software, Que, Sams, Hayden Books, BradyGAMES Strategy Guides, Que Learning Systems, and Macmillan Lifestyle, publisher of the best-selling Complete Idiot's Guide line of reference books. Pearson Technology Group is an operating unit of Pearson Education, the world's leading education publisher.

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