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DesktopLinux.com: ELX Linux moves business to Linux

Jul 30, 2003, 05:30 (2 Talkback[s])

"DesktopLinux.com recently contacted ELX Linux to learn about the company's desktop strategy, market conditions, and business activities. ELX Founder and Chief Software Architect, Abhi Datt offered us the following exclusive insight into market conditions and programs that are allowing ELX to convert 200-300 corporate/institutional desktops a month to Linux. Datt discusses Lufthansa India and others who have adapted to ELX Linux and are proving that the OS is a smart choice for deployment today...

"DesktopLinux.com: Can you give us a little background on ELX? Where it is being used?

"ELX was started in 2001. The first version 1.0 of Power Desktop was released in June 2002. ELX pioneered the concept of ease without compromising on power of Linux. Users enjoyed this approach and ELX became very popular.

"Since the release of Power Desktop, we have debuted BizDesktop and ELX Insta HIPAA Server which is one of the most advanced Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) EDI Server and Application. This product is being used to process thousands of claims by several clearing houses and practices in the United States including Newprotocol Inc. in New Jersey and Infoneeds in North Carolina. Both organizations are using ELX to process 837 (Professional Claims) and 270 (Eligibility verification). Several other practices are using the 837 claims software as well..."

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