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BW: Maxspeed and OpenClassroom Combine to Provide Complete, Linux-based Learning System for Schools

Apr 04, 2000, 18:56 (0 Talkback[s])

"Linux Open Source Innovators Enable Affordable, Customized Educational Experience for Grades K-12."

"Maxspeed Corporation, the leader in Linux desktop devices, and OpenClassroom, the first company to offer a complete package of Open Source software specifically designed for schools, today announced the formation of a strategic alliance that will offer a complete client and server solution in the classroom. The companies bring together the advantages of the Linux operating system and the adaptable open source educational software."

"'We look forward to combining the strengths of our Linux desktop devices with OpenClassroom's software, for a total Linux educational solution,' said Wei Ching, president and CEO of Maxspeed. 'The proven reliability and significant cost advantages of our desktop devices, combined with the full suite of services and applications offered by the OpenClassroom Alpha 02 Server package, provides an economical, state-of-the art learning experience for K-12 students nationwide.'"

Press release.