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BW: VA Linux Servers Support Victoria's Secret Cannes 2000 Fashion Show Webcast

May 19, 2000, 16:28 (3 Talkback[s])

"VA Linux Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:LNUX) today announced that VA Linux servers and Open Source software powered the static Web page content behind the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Cannes 2000 Fashion Show Webcast on May 18 -- one of the world's largest live webcasts in Internet history. More than two million viewers worldwide logged onto VictoriasSecret.com to take part in the Victoria's Secret Cannes 2000 Fashion Show Webcast."

"VA Linux Professional Services engineers provided leadership and technical expertise during evaluation, setup and testing, and were present for on-site assistance during the event."

"With the help of VA Linux's servers and the expertise of its Professional Services team, we were able to support the high volume of Web site traffic we received during our ground-breaking live Fashion Show Webcast," said Timothy Plzak, director of advanced technology planning at Intimate Brands, Inc., parent company of Victoria's Secret. "We are grateful that VA Linux marshaled the technical resources necessary to help us extend the glamour of Victoria's Secret to consumers across the globe."

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