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PRNewswire:, Frank Kasper & Associates Complete Merger

Mar 08, 2000, 18:48 (0 Talkback[s])

"E-Commerce and Brick & Mortar Combine to Benefit Linux."

"The merger of and Frank Kasper & Associates, Inc. was finalized in Denver, Colo. yesterday. The merger brings together two world leaders in the distribution and sales of Linux products. It will draw upon the strengths of both companies to serve as a catalyst for the Linux revolution."

"The two companies initially announced their intent to merge on February 3, 2000. The merger is based on an exchange of stock and the new corporation will retain the name."

"Under terms of the merger, will continue and expand its existing e-commerce business. Frank Kasper & Associates will continue its distribution business, but will pick up the added responsibility of executing fulfillment for's e-commerce business."

"Mark Bolzern will serve as president and CEO of David Shaw will serve as chief marketing officer. Bolzern and Shaw will run the corporation's day to day Denver activities. Frank Kasper will serve as Chief Operating Officer of the new corporation. Frank Kasper & Associates will manage operational details and international activities."

Press release.