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NetMax Thin Server Series

Cybernet Systems Corporation announced NetMax, its Linux-based thin/Internet server software suite. The NetMax suite provides web server, file server and firewall capabilities. The NetMAX servers use custom configuration code, tight component integration and an advanced graphical HTML interface to simplify Linux installation and management.

Contact: Cybernet Systems Corporation, 727 Airport Blvd., Ann Arbor, MI 48108, 734-668-2567, 734-668-8780 (fax),,

OpenMail 6.0 for Linux

Hewlett-Packard Company announced the release of OpenMail 6.0 for Linux. OpenMail, HP's business messaging and collaboration solution for UNIX systems, provides upgraded functionality and e-service capabilities to the growing number of Linux-based businesses. OpenMail is now available for download.

Contact: Hewlett-Packard, 3000 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1185, 650-857-1501, 650-857-5518 (fax),

VerteX 400-2U Server

EIS Computers announced the VerteX 400-2U, a server designed and optimized for ISPs that can be easily maintained in rack environments. The VerteX 400-2U has a Pentium-III Intel motherboard capable of operating with single or dual 600MHz processors and up to 2GB of PC-100 RAM. The integrated motherboard includes two Ultra-2 LVD SCSI disk channels, 10/100 base-T Ethernet and a 2MB SVGA video port, all on-board. The 2U enclosure can hold up to six hard drives, providing over 200GB of total storage and includes hot-swappable power components.

Contact: EIS Computers, Inc., 207 West Los Angeles Avenue, Suite 303, Moorpark, CA 93021, 800-351-4608, 805-383-1470 (fax),


V-Systems, Inc. announced the latest version of its flagship product, VSI-FAX 4.0, which uses a central fax engine running on UNIX-based or Windows NT-based network hosts. The TCP/IP-based server integrates across Linux, UNIX and Windows NT platforms to fax-enable applications and work-flow processes. VSI-FAX features improved Fax Merge and Print-to-Fax support for StarOffice, WordPerfect Office and Microsoft Office.

Contact: V-Systems, Inc., 32232 Paseo Adelanto, Suite 100, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675, 800-556-4874, 949-489-2486 (fax),,

Xpresso Linux 2000

Xpresso Ltd. announced the release of Xpresso Linux 2000, a fully integrated Linux distribution based on Red Hat 6.0 (kernel 2.2). Xpresso Linux uses KDE 1.1 as the default GUI, Netscape 4.51 for Internet browsing, Corel's WordPerfect 8 and StarOffice 5.1 for word processing, and even includes a few games. Xpresso Linux 2000 is available for free download, or the complete distribution can be purchased.

Contact: Xpresso Ltd., PO Box 11, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 OSQ, United Kingdom, 44-208-559-2600, 44-208-498-9834 (fax),,


Lineo, Inc. announced that Embrowser, Lineo's embedded micro web browser, and DR DOS, one of Lineo's embedded operating system platforms, have been selected for Multicode's iMigo, a Latin American-bound Internet set-top device that provides low-cost browsing and e-mail over televisions. End users of iMigo will be able to connect their homes to the Internet for a fraction of the cost of a full desktop system. The first version of Embrowser is based on DR DOS and leverages the broad set of existing drivers, development tools and engineering knowledge base associated with DOS. The port of Embrowser for Embedix, Lineo's embedded Linux platform, will ship during the first quarter of 2000.

Contact: Lineo, Inc., 383 South 520 West, Lindon, UT 84042, 801-426-5001, 801-426-6166 (fax),,

Storm Linux Beta

Stormix Technologies announced the beta version of Storm Linux. Features include GUI modules for networking, dial-up and adding users. Another major feature of Storm Linux is the Storm Hardware System. SHS automatically detects PCI devices, including video and network cards, SCSI devices and USB bridges. The final release is scheduled for November 1999.

Contact: Stormix Technologies Inc., 555 West Hastings Street, Suite 2040, Vancouver, BC V6B 4N6, Canada, 877-STORMIX, 604-688-7317 (fax),