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For Immediate Release
Date: May 8, 2000
Contact: Craig Chapman
Phone: 610 734 1900
The Franklin Institute Science Museum Selects LinuxForce.net ... Again
The Franklin Institute Science Museum has chosen LinuxForce
to service and support several essential systems providing educational
Philadelphia, PA May 8, 2000
The Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia has contracted
with LinuxForce.net to provide Internet solutions, software solutions,
custom programming, disaster planning and recovery services, and general
consulting services. The one year contract involves services for 9
separate systems at the Institute. LinuxForce will provide audits of
the systems, immediate remediation where needed and on-going systems
administration services. There is a full range of operating systems
covered by the contract. The predominant one is the Debian GNU/Linux
distribution. There are also SGI Challenge and Windows NT servers
Charles B. Fleming President of LinuxForce said "It is
gratifying when a prestigious institution such as the Franklin Institute
exhibits increasing confidence in LinuxForce with each project
we complete. We will now be responsible for the maintenance of
computer systems that operate educational exhibits and programs that
are used and viewed by thousands of visitors each day of the year."
Fleming added "The LinuxForce list of industrial and commercial
clients is now being expanded with the addition of institutional and
educational organizations. The reliability and economy afforded by
Linux is becoming broadly recognized in all sectors that have mission
critical computing requirements."
About The Franklin Institute Science Museum
The mission of The Franklin Institute Science Museum is to stimulate
interest in science, to promote public understanding of science, and
to strengthen science education. The Institute maintains an exemplary,
innovative museum of science with engaging, educational exhibits and
programs; supports a diverse set of partnerships with all levels of the
formal educational system; interprets the social and historical impact of
science and technology; recognizes outstanding achievement; and provides
a forum for discussion of important scientific issues. The Franklin
Institute also serves to perpetuate the legacy of Benjamin Franklin.
For more information about The Institute refer to www.fi.edu.
LinuxForce provides a focal point for Linux® service
and support to the institutional, professional services, corporate,
and academic communities. LinuxForce offers a broad range
of assessment, custom programming and product development services.
LinuxForce offers technical support, consulting services,
education, product services, and open source development services.
It utilizes in-house technicians, a network of associates,
specialists, and the web community. LinuxForce
is headquartered in Philadelphia with offices in Irvine, CA and
Boulder, CO. For more information about LinuxForce refer to www.LinuxForce.net
or call the corporate offices at 1-610-734-1900.
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