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Integrix Integrix, Inc. announces the opening of its Northern California sales office

NEWBURY PARK, CA - May 18, 2000 - Integrix, Inc. announced that it has opened a new Northern California sales office. The new address will be:

Integrix, Inc.
2570 N. First Street, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95131
Tel: (408) 965-5780
Fax: (408) 965-5305
Email: vferrari@integrix.com

"This new location will definitely be a key asset in our sales strategy," said Jason Lo, president of Integrix. "This location provides us with access to a significant number of our customers and allows them to have a local contact with which to business."

Founded in 1990, Integrix, Inc. manufacturers a complete line of UltraSPARC™ rackmount servers and workstations, and also RAID and JBOD storage systems.
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Integrix, Inc. announces the opening of its Northern California sales office

Lineo, Inc Announces Filing Of Registration Statement With SEC For Initial Public Offering Of Common Stock

LSI Logic to purchase IntraServer Technology, Inc. in $70 million strategic acquisition

Learning Tree to Release "Hands-On Solaris" Course

HIARC Inc. Moves to New Facilities

Learning Tree to Release "Hands-On Solaris" Course

Sun Microsystems Signs Motorola Computer Group As Master Value Added Integrator For Board-Based Solutions

Ariel PCI Card Set Combines Four E1/PRI Interfaces with 120 Ports of 56K/ISDN Remote Access

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Sanitization Methods for Cleaning Up Hard Disk Drives - article by Intelligent Computer Solutions

Removing the data on old unwanted disk drives has become a concern for all users.

In 2005 Pointsec found that they were able to read 7 out of 10 hard-drives bought over the Internet at auctions such as eBay, for less than the cost of a McDonald's meal, all of which had "supposedly" been "wiped-clean" or "re-formatted".

This article reviews the various methods available to sanitize hard disks along with the advantages and disadvantages in each case....read the article, ...Intelligent Computer Solutions profile, disk sanitizers
Lineo Lineo, Inc Announces Filing Of Registration Statement With SEC For Initial Public Offering Of Common Stock

LINDON, UTAH - May 18, 2000 - Lineo, Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering by the Company of its Common Stock.

Credit Suisse First Boston will lead manage and Lehman Brothers Inc., Dain Rauscher Wessels and Wit SoundView will co-manage the offering. A prospectus for this offering may be obtained from Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation at Eleven Madison Avenue, Attn: Prospectus Department, New York, New York 10010-3629.

Lineo provides a broad range of embedded operating system products and services through a combination of its experience with embedded operating systems, expertise in Linux operating systems and involvement in the open source community. Its embedded Linux technologies and services enable microprocessor companies and original equipment manufacturers to quickly and cost-effectively develop, optimize and integrate unique embedded systems that feature high functionality, performance and reliability and ease of use.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities law of any such state.
IntraServer Technology LSI Logic to purchase IntraServer Technology, Inc. in $70 million strategic acquisition

MILPITAS, CA., May 17 2000 – LSI Logic Corporation and IntraServer Technology, Inc. today announced an agreement in which LSI Logic will acquire IntraServer in a purchase agreement valued at approximately $70 million. The strategic acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive to LSI Logic and provide significant benefits to IntraServer's rapidly expanding customer base. The agreement is expected to close during the course of LSI Logic's second quarter ending June 30.

"LSI Logic has been very active in seeking and completing strategic acquisitions that enhance the company's intellectual property offerings and engineering skill sets to better serve customers competing in rapidly growing markets," said John D'Errico, LSI Logic executive vice president of Storage I/O Components and Colorado Operations. "Upon completion of this agreement, IntraServer's strengths will be utilized by LSI Logic for host adapter board and other product offerings in the network computing and communications markets."

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HIARC HIARC Inc. Moves to New Facilities

ANAHEIM, Calif.- May 17 - HIARC Inc, a leading supplier of data-storage management tools for networks, today announced that it has moved its headquarters to new facilities. The move was made to accommodate HIARC's growth in the Solaris, LINUX and UNIX markets. HIARC's new facilities are located at: 1240 North Lakeview Ave., Suite 150, Anaheim, Calif. 92807. Phone is 714/970-7511. Fax is: 714/970-7161.

"We have made dynamic advances in our product line, adding an array of platform ports, heterogeneous network links, and growing functionality," said John Frassel, HIARC's Director of Marketing. "The resulting growth in the Solaris and LINUX markets necessitated a move into facilities that will accommodate us now and allow room for expansion."
Learning Tree International Learning Tree to Release "Hands-On Solaris" Course

RESTON, Va., May 16, 2000 - Learning Tree today announced its plans to release "Solaris: A Hands-On Introduction," a new course that provides a comprehensive introduction to the Solaris operating environment. This four-day course provides extensive hands-on experience using graphical and command line user interfaces to utilize the power of Solaris and its many programmable, extensible tools. Course participants will execute programs under Solaris; write shell scripts and aliases; and use files, directories and devices.

John Moriarty, V.P. of Product Development for Reston-based Learning Tree said "This new course will focus on both the `generic' UNIX features and Solaris-specific enhancements, giving Solaris users, programmers, analysts and administrators the foundational understanding they need to take full advantage of Solaris and its tools," he explained.

Learning Tree plans to present "Solaris: A Hands-On Introduction" at Learning Tree education centers beginning in June.

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Motorola Computer Group Sun Microsystems Signs Motorola Computer Group As Master Value Added Integrator For Board-Based Solutions

PALO ALTO, Calif. and TEMPE, Ariz. May 15, 2000 Sun Microsystems and Motorola Computer Group (MCG) have signed an agreement that adds MCG's integration arm, Global Services and Solutions (GSS), to Sun's Master Value Added Integrator (MVAI) program supporting Sun's SPARC™ microprocessor-based board solutions.

As a member of the Sun MVAI program, MCG will receive ongoing support to enable it to act as a fully empowered source for hardware, software and system integration services associated with Sun OEM solutions. MCG and Sun sales forces will also be able to work together to the benefit of their respective OEM customers. Sun will provide technical support to a newly created team of embedded SPARC and Solaris™ Operating Environment specialists at MCG. This team will advise on products such as the new CP2000 CompactPCI high-availability boards and software products, and the SPARCengine™ Ultra™ AXe boards and service provider solutions.

"We're delighted to add Motorola Computer Group to the Sun OEM solutions MVAI program," said Bob Lamvik, vice president of sales, Sun Microsystems Microelectronics. "MCG has a long track record of leadership in the systems integration business, focusing on high-growth communications, and the service provider and data networking application areas. This agreement allows Sun and Motorola to more fully address the rising demand for SPARC-based high-availability, high-reliability OEM embedded solutions."
Ariel Ariel PCI Card Set Combines Four E1/PRI Interfaces with 120 Ports of 56K/ISDN Remote Access

DORTMUND, Germany- May 15, 2000 - Ariel Corp. today announced E1/ISDN network support for its PCI-based RS4200 remote access card set. Combining four E1/PRI interfaces with 120 ports of V.90/56K and ISDN remote access, the RS4200 gives technical OEMs targeting service providers and the corporate enterprise an out-of-the-box solution for adding high-density remote access to Linux and Windows NT systems. Equally important, Linux and NT-based systems equipped with the RS4200 typically cost $100 less per port than dedicated remote access concentrators.

The RS4200 transforms Windows NT and Linux systems into full-featured remote access systems, complete with remote dial-in and LAN dial-out. The RS4200 is ideal for ISPs who want to deploy smart points of presence that not only cost up to 50% less than dedicated remote access concentrators, but provide added intelligence that can be used to improve network responsiveness. The RS4200 is also ideal for system integrators who want to offer MIS/IT managers and other service providers a smart, low-cost remote access solution that can run other applications and be readily integrated with existing NT and Linux infrastructure.

The E1 version of the RS4200 will be available in Q3 2000 for RedHat Linux 6.1 and Windows NT Server version 4.0 (or greater). List price for a 120-port RS4200 is $15,945.

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