partner/distributor program, the LNXI Cluster Partner Program(TM), to resellers
and VARs (value added reseller) of all sizes."
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Linux NetworX Announces Partner/Distributor Program Small to Large Resellers and VARs Can Now Offer Fully Integrated Cluster Solutions SANDY, Utah, March 6, 2001 - Linux NetworX, Inc. announced today an exclusive partner/distributor program, the LNXI Cluster Partner Program(TM), to resellers and VARs (value added reseller) of all sizes to provide customers with fully integrated cluster solutions by Linux NetworX. The new LNXI Cluster Partner Program will allow resellers and VARs to take advantage of the wide adoption of Linux clusters into the marketplace. Program benefits include discounted cluster system demo units, product training, referrals and leads, marketing support through collateral kits and POP/POS, a partner-only Web site and monthly channel communications. Each benefit will allow new reseller partners to successfully sell Linux NetworX cluster solutions to both the high performance computing (HPC) and high availability Internet markets. "Linux clustering is a viable solution in many industries and an increasing number of companies have adopted this technology as both powerful compute engines and extremely reliable Web server solutions," said Clark Roundy, vice president of Linux NetworX. "By broadening our sales channel and making Linux NetworX cluster solutions more widely available, resellers and VARs can take advantage of the wide-spread adoption of our cluster technology." To qualify as a reseller or VAR, companies need to fill out a simple application form at http://www.linuxnetworx.com/partner, participate in product and sales training and meet minimum annual sales requirements. Linux NetworX is a leading provider of large-scale clustered computer solutions for Internet, industry and research fields. Cluster technology is a method of linking multiple computers, or compute nodes, together to form a powerful, unified system. Products available for resell include the entire Evolocity(TM) product line of cluster systems. Evolocity systems are fully integrated cluster solutions including a proprietary hardware design, Linux NetworX cluster management software ClusterWorXÂ®, and RapidFlow(TM) switches. Through the LNXI Cluster Partner Program, participating companies can now offer their customers complete cluster solutions, including service and support. About Linux NetworX Linux NetworX (www.linuxnetworx.com) brings its powerful cluster technology to those demanding high availability and high performance systems. With the use of cluster computer technology, Linux NetworX provides solutions for companies with high computing needs, including Internet servers, research, industry, government and other technological fields including. Through innovative hardware, complete cluster management software, 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 hardware and software for overall system management. Linux NetworX has offices in Utah, New York, Calif. and Texas and worldwide distributors. About the Linux Operating System Linux is a computer operating system that is distributed freely on the Internet. As an open source project, Linux allows developers to share information, code and suggestions to continuously maintain and improve the system. Linux NetworX selected the operating system for its stability, reliability and rapid development. # # # Linux is a registered trademark owned by Linus Torvalds. All other products, services and companies are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. CONTACT: Brad Rutledge Linux NetworX 801-562-1010 ext. 218 firstname.lastname@example.org Brad Rutledge Linux NetworX www.linuxnetworx.com 801-562-1010 ext. 218