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LinuxForce, Inc. Latest News -- 29 March 2001

For Immediate Release

Date: September 11, 2000
Contact: Craig Chapman
Phone: 303 544 0300

LinuxForce Inc. Launches New Company, AdminForce Remote LLC

Boulder, CO — March 29, 2001 —  AdminForce Remote LLC has been formed as a new, spin-off company from its parent, LinuxForce Inc., and Christopher J. Fearnley has been named president and chief technology officer of the new company.

Announcement of the corporate decision was made here today by Charles B. Fleming, chairman and chief executive officer of LinuxForce Inc.

"The split into two companies is market driven and separates development from maintenance functions," Fleming said. "The focus on reducing product and service costs to customers made it clear these goals could best be met by activities derived from different skill sets," he said.

Fearnley has served as executive vice president and chief of technology at LinuxForce since its inception. He has been involved as a leader in the Linux and Debian GNU/Linux communities for eight years.

Fearnley said the new entity is focused on on-going systems maintenance to provide a low cost per managed server.

He said the family of AdminForce Remote products and services provide systems administration, monitoring and a sophisticated automated reporting system for Linux-based Enterprise Web Platforms, e-commerce systems, and other enterprise servers.

Fearnley said "the product line and services can be delivered at new levels of savings for IT customers."

"AdminForce Remote is focused on providing the technical and customer support infrastructure needed for large-scale application of the remote systems management procedures that LinuxForce developed," Fearnley said.

"By focusing on this infrastructure, we can lower costs and increase quality for systems management that was not possible before," he said.

"The new company's focused sales and support staff will be able to meet the needs of our on-going clientele more efficiently," Fearnley said.

About LinuxForce Inc.
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 or call the corporate offices at 1-610-734-1900.

About AdminForce Remote LLC
AdminForce Remote, LLC is a professional services company with a focus on delivering outsourced Internet systems administration services. AdminForce Remote delivers the AdminForce Remote family of service products to clients providing the advanced, automated, administration 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. AdminForce Remote is an affiliate of LinuxForce, Inc. The two companies combine complementary skill sets to deliver outstanding service to their customers. Our complete, professional, team approach to systems management is based on a customer value orientation which ensures that you will get the service you require. We strive to exceed customer expectations and meet all of your needs. For more information about AdminForce Remote refer to or call our corporate offices at 1-610-734-1900.

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