May 29, 2002

Linux NetworX announces new positions to accelerate Linux cluster adoption

Andrea Bingham writes: Linux NetworX announces the addition of two new positions today to help broaden the marketplace for Linux cluster adoption. Devin Jensen, strategic alliances director, and Kevin Rose, enterprise systems business director, will implement programs to develop new partnerships and expand Linux NetworX's core technologies.

Devin Jensen, director of strategic alliances, will focus primarily on developing partnerships with independent software vendors (ISVs) of popular high performance computing applications in industries such as biotechnology, mechanical engineering, oil & gas exploration and entertainment. Companies in these industries all share the need to move applications onto Linux clusters to remain competitive, and with a turnkey solution developed specifically for their industry, the ISVs will be able to deliver products more quickly and at a lower cost.

As enterprise systems business director, Kevin Rose is responsible for the Linux NetworX Eclipse Database Cluster product line. Rose heads up the marketing and sales strategy for the Eclipse product line ensuring the database cluster delivers new levels of scalability, reliability and price-value to Oracle 9i Database users.

"Devin Jensen and Kevin Rose bring to Linux NetworX expertise that will greatly contribute to the emergence of Linux clusters into new markets," said Clark Roundy, vice president of marketing for Linux NetworX. "Linux NetworX is helping to lower the barriers for adopting cluster technology as we continue to add valued partners like Oracle to our solution offering."

About Devin Jensen
As strategic alliances director, Devin Jensen is responsible for creating partnerships with software vendors of popular high performance computing applications. His goal is to seamlessly integrate applications with Evolocity clusters to provide the most complete Linux-based supercomputing products and services available. Prior to joining Linux NetworX, Mr. Jensen built a $100 million software business as a marketing manager at Intel
Corporation and designed the graphical user interface for a $220 million/year product at Novell, Inc. He received a master's of business administration and bachelor's degree with highest honors from BYU.

About Kevin Rose
Kevin Rose, enterprise systems business director, leads the company?s Eclipse database cluster product line to ensure the product delivers new levels of scalability, reliability and price-value to Oracle 9i Database users. Prior to Linux NetworX, Rose was the marketing director at Berkeley Software Design (BSD) and a product line manager at Novell. He has a MBA in technology management from the University of Utah, and a bachelor of science in finance with a computer science minor from Brigham Young University.

About Linux NetworX
Linux NetworX (www.linuxnetworx.com) brings its powerful and easy-to-manage cluster technology to those demanding high performance computing and high availability systems. Linux NetworX provides solutions for organizations involved in oil and gas exploration, aeronautical and chemical modeling, biotechnology research, graphics rendering and visual effects, Web serving, ISPs, ASPs, and other technological research fields. Through its innovative Evolocity hardware, ICE cluster management tools and professional service and support, Linux NetworX provides end-to-end clustering solutions. To date, the company has built some of the largest cluster systems in the world, and boasts numerous Fortune 500 customers.

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