Posted at Ximian: "Ximian, Inc., the leading
open source desktop company, today announced new Ximian[tm] Red Carpet[tm] services that simplify Linux and UNIX
software updating and management processes for companies, while providing a far-reaching distribution channel for software
vendors. The services include Red Carpet Express, which gives subscribers priority, high-bandwidth access to Internet
software downloads and Red Carpet CorporateConnect, which provides customers a centralized method for managing
software version control and installation on end-user systems. For software vendors, Ximian introduced the Red Carpet
Partner Program, which allows software vendors to create and manage channels to distribute their Linux or UNIX software."
August 27, 2001