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LinuxPR: Leading Open Source developers, Co-Authors of SmoothWall, join SlashTCO

Feb 02, 2001, 19:28 (0 Talkback[s])

"Richard Morrell and Lawrence Manning, co-authors of the SmoothWall Open Source firewall project, have joined SlashTCO Limited, the UK Open Source services and information provider."

"Richard will join SlashTCO as Development Director and will spearhead the Company's campaign to get the "Total Cost of Ownership" message across to IT organisations. Back in 1997 he founded WebDynamics, one of the first Linux services companies in the UK, subsequently working for Linuxcare before moving on to become part of the European Operations at VA Linux, where he continued to work with some of the most influential characters in the Open Source space. Richard is tasked with the growth of the development and revenue opportunities under the SlashTCO umbrella, whilst building on relationships with companies and corporations looking to use Linux and Open Source technologies."

"Lawrence has over 15 years programming experience and holds an honours degree in Computer Engineering. He has been involved with numerous Open Source projects including the Linux kernel development."

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