"The rapid growth of Japan's Internet infrastructure is fueling
the boom in popularity for BSD operating systems and solutions in
the Japanese market."
"BSDi, the leader in Internet infrastructure-grade solutions,
announced today the company has received an investment totaling $4
million from several Japanese strategic partners led by GLQ
Entrepia Inc., the venture capital arm of Nissho Iwai American
"The strategic partners include Plat'Home, one of Japan's
leading distributors of open source software, which participated in
the investment for the purpose of endorsing and reinforcing the
business relationship with BSDi. Plat'Home, an established reseller
of FreeBSD and other open source products, and BSDi also signed an
international channel partner agreement to further enhance the
business relationship and to promote sales in Japan of FreeBSD and
other BSDi products."