"BSDi will use the proceeds from the investment to continue
to develop and market advanced BSD operating systems and its
iXtreme Series line of Internet servers computing systems and to
provide ongoing backing for the FreeBSD Project, the developers of
the FreeBSD open source operating system."
"BSDi, the leader in Internet infrastructure-grade solutions,
announced today the company has received a $5 million strategic
investment from Livin' On The Edge, one of Japan's leading Internet
"We are pleased to back BSDi's commitment to develop BSD
Internet technologies, popularize BSD as the original open source
operating system, and continue its backing of the FreeBSD Project,"
said Dan Kogai, Chief Technical Officer of Livin' On The Edge.
"More than 95 percent of the servers used and integrated by The
Edge run on FreeBSD. FreeBSD helps to fuel our rapid growth by
making it possible to run very intensive Internet servers at
significantly less cost. In short, the BSD Internet Daemon sharpens
The Edge. We intend to work closely with BSDi to ensure the ongoing
development and commercial viability of the BSD platform."