Software Migrates Windows Desktops to Linux

PRESS RELEASE — Seattle, December 21, 2004 – Alacos makes available immediately Linux Migration Agent Professional, the groundbreaking software to reduce the cost of migrating PC desktop computers to Linux. Companies and computer users can now download Linux Migration Agent Professional – an easy, powerful software tool that significantly reduces the cost of moving documents, settings, and email from a Windows PC to a Linux computer. Linux Migration Agent Professional reduces the time to migrate computer information, eliminates errors by automating the data and settings transfer, and greatly increases efficiency.

Linux Migration Agent Professional takes the pain and cost out of migrating by reducing by up to 80% the time it takes IT professionals to migrate desktops. Linux Migration Agent Professional dramatically reduces the errors IT professionals make when migrating desktops by hand. Combining time savings with error reduction provides a powerful incentive to use Linux Migration Agent Professional.

Linux Migration Agent Professional migrates email (Outlook, Outlook Express, and Netscape to Evolution), address books, folders, My Documents, IE favorites, IE home page, backgrounds, icons, documents, spreadsheets, photos, music, movies, graphics, databases, and more.

Choose What’s Needed – Choose the settings and files to move the information that’s needed from the Windows computer onto a Linux computer.

Move Email – Run Linux Migration Agent Professional and email, settings, and addresses are ready to use on the Linux computer.

Eliminate Errors – Manually moving documents, email, and settings to a new computer requires specialized technical knowledge in two operating systems and numerous applications. Linux Migration Agent Professional does it automatically to eliminate frustrating errors.

Easy To Use – No installation Required – Linux Migration Agent Professional runs from a CD. Click through the wizard to complete a successful migration.

Save Time – Manually migrating to a new Linux computer can take many hours. Linux Migration Agent Professional is fast and easy – 1 GB of data takes about 10 minutes via a network crossover cable.

Linux Migration Agent Professional is available for licensing ranging from $29.95 to $39.95 per user migrated. The software can be purchased via download from Alacos’ online store. Linux Migration Agent Professional was a Best Integration Product Finalist at LinuxWorld San Francisco.

In addition, Alacos licenses a Linux Migration Agent Network Server Edition to migrate 100s to 1000s of desktops using a centralized, programmable server. The Network Server Edition is highly customizable to an organization’s unique desktop situation. The Network Server Edition supports migration to Red Hat, SuSE, Fedora, Mandrakelinux, and TurboLinux PLUS Sun’s Java Desktop System.

For more product information about Linux Migration Agent Professional, visit Alacos at

For Press Information Contact:
Glenn Thomas
Phone: 206.349.3902

About Alacos
Alacos is a leading provider of Windows to Linux desktop and server migration consulting and software. Alacos’ Linux Migration Agent software is the easiest, most powerful way to migrate data from Windows computers to Linux computers. Alacos provides Migration Mapping consulting services for companies and organizations migrating servers and desktops to Linux environments. Alacos is a Red Hat Partner, a Sun iForce partner, and Linux Migration Agent Professional is certified Java Desktop System Ready.

About Trademarks
Linux Migration Agent and Alacos are trademarks of Alacos. Linux is a trademark of Linux Torvalds. All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.”