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BW: Eazel Named To Red Herring's 'Ten to Watch'

May 10, 2000, 01:11 (0 Talkback[s])

"Eazel, Inc., an open source company working to make Linux easier to use, today announced the company's appointment to the Red Herring's 'Ten to Watch,' an annual profile of the industry's hottest emerging companies. Eazel's efforts to make Linux accessible to mainstream users, its strong management team and its innovative business model, earned it this recognition as one of the most promising technology companies."

"To select the 'Ten to Watch' companies, Red Herring asked industry insiders and top venture capitalists to nominate their favorite early-stage companies for consideration, generating a list of over 300 companies. To narrow the selection, Red Herring focused on finding the most entrepreneurial companies in the most attractive markets. To view the full Red Herring 'Ten to Watch' profile of Eazel, please visit the following the Web site: www.redherring.com/mag/issue79/herring100/10_to_watch/eazel.html."

"Recognition by Red Herring as a 'Ten to Watch' company is not only an honor for us, but validation of the potential of our market space by leading industry influencers," said Mike Boich, President and CEO of Eazel. "Linux is making great inroads as a server operating system, but more work needs to be done before it's ready for the desktop. Eazel is developing the user interface software and system management services that will make it possible for us to deliver an easier-to-use Linux desktop environment."

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