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BW: BSD Suppliers Unite to Deliver the World's Most Popular Internet Operating Systems

Mar 09, 2000, 23:40 (1 Talkback[s])

"The New BSDI To Deliver Renowned BSD Operating System Technologies And Back The Rapidly Growing FreeBSD Open Source Community."

"Berkeley Software Design, Inc. (BSDI) announced today that it has merged with Walnut Creek CDROM, the distributor of the popular FreeBSD operating system. As a merged company, the new BSDI unites the leading developers and suppliers of the Berkeley Software Distribution operating system. BSDI will develop and deliver advanced BSD(R) Internet operating systems and platforms, while providing the open source FreeBSD Project with technology, backing and expanded support.

"BSD operating systems run some of the Internet's most highly trafficked sites and largest service providers, including Yahoo!(R), Microsoft's Hotmail and UUNET, an MCI WorldCom company. BSD and Linux are today's fastest-growing operating systems, according to Survey.com, the leading eResearch company."

Press release.