For Immediate Release
Date: September 11, 2000
Contact: Craig Chapman
Phone: 303 544 0300
The Franklin Institute Science Museum Selects Linux To Power Their Primary Web Site.
Philadelphia, PA January 10, 2001 LinuxForce Inc. today announced its completion of the migration of The Franklin Institute Web site to a Linux-powered operating system. In addition, LinuxForce has installed the sophisticated AdminForce Remote monitoring system together with the Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 operating system and the Apache web server at the Philadelphia-based The Franklin Institute Science Museum.
Charles B. Fleming President of LinuxForce commented : "The powerful capabilities of Linux are being more broadly recognized and the addition of AdminForce Remote as an administration tool is proving to be the cost saving approach needed in a maturing IS community"
"We have been experiencing a dramatic increase in contracts to support migrations to Linux from numerous businesses and institutions," Fleming said.
He added "The Franklin Institute Science Museum is a prestigious educational institution in science and technology which requires solid site performance, but it is not alone in making its Linux decision coupled with the cost-effective AdminForce Remote service.
Fleming said that LinuxForce has migrated 150 web sites to the Linux operating system in the last 90 days. He said increased numbers are expected with the added capability of the AdminForce Remote.
Karen Elinich, Director of Educational Technology Programs at The Franklin Institute, commended LinuxForce for the depth of support it has provided with its AdminForce Remote service.
In describing AdminForce Remote Elinich said "Awesome. This is above and beyond my wildest expectation. Very slick and extremely thorough."
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.
About AdminForce Remote Inc.
AdminForce Remote Inc. is affiliated with Linuxforce Inc. Together the two companies deliver AdminForce Remote to clients providing the advanced, automated, adminstration service that they depend upon for their business operations. AdminForce Remote provides automated server monitoring, reporting and upgrading while significantly decreasing operating costs for client Information Systems departments. Detailed information about the AdminForce Remote product is now available on its web site: http://www.AdminForce.net/.
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