For Immediate Release
Date: February 25, 2010
LinuxForce Contact: CJ Fearnley, (610) 734-1900
LinuxForce and IVAR Systems Partner to Help
Businesses do more with Technology
Philadelphia, PA 25 February 2010 LinuxForce, Inc. of Upper
Darby, PA and IVAR Systems, LLC of Media, PA today announced a strategic
partnership aimed at helping clients do more with technology at a lower
cost. The partnership will provide customers with one source for a broad
range of vital IT (Information Technology) services. LinuxForce℠
and IVAR Systems focus on applying advanced open source technology to
lower licensing costs and develop more effective computer applications
for business functions such as automation, communications and eCommerce.
The new partnership combines LinuxForce's expertise in remote
management and support of in-house and hosted computer systems with
IVAR Systems' executive IT management capabilities. IVAR's Managing
Partner Laird Hariu is particularly recognized for his skills in systems
development, network engineering, database application development and
systems management in his 35 year IT career.
"The complementary strengths of LinuxForce℠
and IVAR Systems will allow our companies to execute
complex IT projects more effectively," said CJ Fearnley
of LinuxForce℠. "IVAR Systems is recognized for its
expertise with FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) solutions such as PostgreSQL, an open source database;
Slony-I, a PostgreSQL redundancy
the Apache web server, OpenOffice.org, the office productivity
suite, systems programming in Perl,
C, and with the GCC compiler
toolchain. IVAR's decades of experience managing IT projects will
help LinuxForce℠ deliver more intricate FOSS solutions to our
customers particularly those involving integration with more traditional
software and hardware systems."
Businesses throughout Philadelphia and around the world are using open
source IT tools to increase flexibility and control while lowering
licensing costs. Experts such as LinuxForce℠ and IVAR Systems are
needed more than ever to help businesses leverage the quickly growing
power of open source computing solutions.
"Working on a series of projects with LinuxForce℠ over
the past six months, I have gained a tremendous appreciation for their
diligent, proactive approach to systems administration," said Laird
Hariu of IVAR Systems. "I am grateful that LinuxForce℠
recognized IVAR Systems' extensive project management experience and
familiarity with more traditional IT environments such as Red Hat,
CentOS, and Microsoft-based environments. Our partnership will enable
our two organizations to more seamlessly deliver advanced IT solutions
to small businesses at an affordable price."
LinuxForce℠ provides expertise to companies on how to
integrate FOSS solutions with professional IT management, support
and maintenance. The company's blog can be found at http://blog.LinuxForce.net
About LinuxForce Inc.
LinuxForce℠ is a leading technology services provider of
complete IT solutions, specialized IT projects, and 24x7 network
monitoring and support. LinuxForce is expert in the development,
implementation, management and support of Linux-based systems, with a
particular expertise in Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu, LinuxForce provides
organizations of all types and size services to better use advanced, low
cost, open-source IT solutions for a wide range of business needs. For
more information on LinuxForce, Remote Responder℠, or help
with IT projects e-mail sales@LinuxForce.net, or call (610) 734-1900.
Visit LinuxForce on the Web at http://www.LinuxForce.net.
About IVAR Systems, LLC
IVAR Systems was founded by Laird Hariu in 2009 and brings professional
IT management services to medium sized organizations in the Mid-Atlantic
Area that see the benefits of advanced computing projects. Visit IVAR
Systems online at http://www.IVARsystems.com/.
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