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TURBOLINUX LAUNCHES WORKSTATION AND SERVER 6.0 VERSIONS.

TurboLinux, the high performance Linux company, has launched its new TurboLinux Workstation and TurboLinux Server 6.0 versions .

The new products, based on the latest Linux kernel 2.2.13 and including more than 200 new or updated packages and programs, were built using the latest libraries and tools (glibc 2.1.2 and gcs 2.95.2).

"... TurboLinux is now shipping the most stable and robust high-performance Linux workstation and server products in the world," said Cliff Miller, CEO of TurboLinux. "We've made it easy for our customers to integrate Linux solutions into their existing IT infrastructure with cross-platform management tools and enhanced network connectivity. And, we have built a powerful workstation environment for developers as well as for home and office workers."

TurboLinux Server 6.0, with a suggested retail price of $199.95, is designed to work as a secure, high performance backend server for business workgroups. It includes an e-commerce suite (OpenMerchant from OpenSales) and shopping cart program (Tallyman from Akopia) along with the commercial version of BRU backup software ($199 value). New and improved RAID and UPS support improves I/O performance and system reliability. Pre-configured install options enables users to quickly and easily set-up servers with a comprehensive set of network connectivity tools that seamlessly integrates TurboLinux servers into almost any IT environment.

TurboLinux Workstation 6.0, with a suggested retail price of $49.95, includes StarOffice, the Microsoft Office compatible office productivity suite from Sun Microsystems, as well as Netscape Communicator for Web surfing and e-mail. Developers get a host of powerful tools including a trial version of VMWare that allows users to easily run Microsoft Windows applications under Linux, and System Commander makes installing TurboLinux on a Windows machine effortless. Users can also choose their preferred desktop environment, GNOME or KDE, as well as ICE Window Manager. The TurboLinux Companion CD includes hundreds of the most popular Linux applications and programs.

About TurboLinux Inc.

Founded in 1992, TurboLinux is the world's fastest-growing Linux with investment backing from more than 20 global computer companies, including BEA, Compaq, Dell, Intel, Fujitsu, Inprise, NEC, Novell, SCO and Toshiba. A market leader in Linux software clustering solutions and Linux internationalization, the company's high-performance consumer and business Linux products run on Intel, Alpha and PowerPC workstation and server platforms and are supported globally by IBM, Hewlett-Packard and SCO. Headquartered in San Francisco, TurboLinux has offices in Tokyo, Beijing and Sydney. The company's home page is located on the Internet at www.turbolinux.com, in Japanese at www.turbolinux.co.jp and in Chinese at www.turbolinux.com.cn.

For more information, call 650/244-7777.
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Title Annotation:TurboLinux Workstation 6.0, TurboLinux Server 6.0
Comment:TURBOLINUX LAUNCHES WORKSTATION AND SERVER 6.0 VERSIONS.(TurboLinux Workstation 6.0, TurboLinux Server 6.0)
Publication:Computer Workstations
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Date:Apr 1, 2000
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