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BW: White Pine Linux Platform Solution Enables ISPs And ASPs To Extend...Services to Customers

Oct 28, 1999, 14:18 (1 Talkback[s])

"White Pine Software, Inc...a leading provider of multimedia conferencing applications for the Internet and intranets, today announced availability for its MeetingPoint(TM) conference server for the Linux(TM) operating system in December of this year. MeetingPoint is the industry's leading software for multipoint IP-based conferencing. White Pine became the first multimedia IP conferencing vendor to support the Linux operating system when it joined as a Developer Partner with Red Hat(R), Inc...the market leading Linux developer and service provider, in June of this year. The Linux solution for MeetingPoint has been specifically designed to meet the needs of Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Applications Service Providers (ASPs) and other carriers that have standardized on Linux as the platform of choice for delivering a host of value-added communications, conferencing and collaboration services to their customers."

"The final stage of testing for the Linux version of the MeetingPoint server is being conducted in the real-world environment of White Pine's CU-SeeMe World website. CU-SeeMe World (http://www.cuseemeworld.com) is White Pine's branded web communications portal and destination site for videochat and other Internet-based visual communications services. CU-SeeMe World, which currently has over 70,000 members, uses a bank of MeetingPoint servers to host a variety of topic-based forums for public videochat. MeetingPoint for Linux will be deployed next week throughout the network that hosts CU-SeeMe World and provide stress testing for the product in a high-demand, 24/7 Internet environment."

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