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Linux NetworX & Best Systems Target Asian Markets

Linux NetworX & Best Systems to Expand Sales Channels in Asia: Joint Venture to Focus on Entering New Markets

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Linux NetworX announced today plans to open Linux NetworX Asia, K.K., a joint venture with Japan-based Best Systems Inc., with an expected launch of Dec. 2002. Best Systems is a leading supplier of high performance computing solutions to the scientific research community in Japan, and has been a leading reseller of Linux NetworX solutions since 1998. Linux NetworX Asia will focus on increasing sales channels and partner opportunities throughout Asia.

The formation of Linux NetworX Asia will expand upon the accomplishments of Best Systems, and will focus on further penetrating Japan, as well as expansion into South Korea, Taiwan, China, Malaysia and Singapore. Linux NetworX and Best Systems have created a large customer base in Japan including RIKEN, AIST, Mitsui Chemical, Tokyo University, Osaka University and Hokkaido University.

"Best Systems has had great success in selling Linux NetworX cluster systems in Japan," said Katsuya Nishi, Chairman of Best Systems Group. "The Linux NetworX cluster solution combined with Best Systems' services and expertise in the Asian market has led to a lucrative partnership that will expand with this joint venture."

Linux clustering is a method of linking multiple computers together to form a unified and more powerful system. Linux NetworX recently shipped a 11.2 teraFLOP cluster, which currently ranks as the world's fastest Linux supercomputer, and the fifth overall fastest supercomputer in the world ( ).

"Best Systems has proven to be an excellent partner in Japan and Linux NetworX Asia shows our ongoing commitment to serving this market," said Clark Roundy, vice president of international business development for Linux NetworX. "Linux NetworX Asia will focus on increasing reseller partners and expanding into different market sectors throughout Asia such as life sciences, engineering design, visual effects and energy."

With reseller partners established in the United States, Canada, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Egypt and Europe, Linux NetworX aims to continue expanding into other top international markets. To learn about the LNXI Cluster Partner Program see or call 1-800-214-9100. Linux NetworX also announced today the opening of a European headquarters in Kaiserslautern, Germany. About Best Systems Inc. Best Systems is a leading supplier of high performance computing solutions to the scientific research community in Japan. For more information visit or call +81-298-60-7080. About Linux NetworX Linux NetworX brings its powerful cluster solutions and empowering management tools to those demanding high performance and high availability systems.

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