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MSC Times (Malaysia): Solinique Aims To Be SEA's Linux Center

Oct 30, 1999, 15:40 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Linux saved the day for Wilfred Sim when he required a more stable operating system for his database application than the one it was running on."

"Linux proved to be the ideal platform for the application because when I ported it over to Linux, it ran beautifully," says Sim who is known as Woolfie within the Linux community."

"That was in 1995 and it was early days yet for Linux in Malaysia," adds the 37-year-old electronics and telecommunications engineer and Solinique's Product Strategist."

"But his exposure to the Linux OS then left him convinced that this was the operating system of the future and in 1997, he merged his Digital Systems with Progressive Age and Quantum IO Gate to form Solinique, an acronym for "Solutions using Linux Techniques". Solinique focuses entirely on providing systems integration on the Linux platform."

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