"California-based Linux distribution publisher and software
provider TurboLinux is laying off staff and announcinga management
restructuring today. Jerry Greenberg, senior marketing v.p., says,
"We built the company on the expectation of doubling every quarter.
We're growing well, but not at that rate. We had to respond to
"Greenberg neither confirmed nor denied reports from anonymous
sources that TurboLinux was laying off approximately 40 out of 120
employees and eliminating entire departments, but confirmed that
his own marketing department was among those being hit hard."
"TurboLinux is in the process of acquiring LinuxCare, as first
rumored on Slashdot in mid-January, and Greenburg says some of the
layoffs "are in anticipation of the acquisition."
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