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LinuxPR: BSDi to Accelerate BSD Boom in Japan With $4 Million Investment From Japanese Investment Firm

Dec 05, 2000, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"The rapid growth of Japan's Internet infrastructure is fueling the boom in popularity for BSD operating systems and solutions in the Japanese market."

"BSDi, the leader in Internet infrastructure-grade solutions, announced today the company has received an investment totaling $4 million from several Japanese strategic partners led by GLQ Entrepia Inc., the venture capital arm of Nissho Iwai American Corporation.

"The strategic partners include Plat'Home, one of Japan's leading distributors of open source software, which participated in the investment for the purpose of endorsing and reinforcing the business relationship with BSDi. Plat'Home, an established reseller of FreeBSD and other open source products, and BSDi also signed an international channel partner agreement to further enhance the business relationship and to promote sales in Japan of FreeBSD and other BSDi products."

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