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Trustix AS Files Backruptcy, Distro Continues as Tawie

Oct 01, 2003, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])


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PR: Trustix AS Files for Bankruptcy

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[Editor's Note: Due to its brevity, the full press release from Trustix AS is posted here. -BKP]

The Trustix Board of Directors decided to file for bankruptcy on the last week of September, 2003. We therefore regret to inform you that all sales and support of the Trustix Linux Solutions product line will be suspended until further notice.

After declining sales due to very challenging market conditions in 2003, the Trustix Board of Directors initiated talks with several potential acquisition partners during second and third quarters of 2003. However, this did not yield a satisfactory result and Trustix AS filed for bankruptcy on the 29th of September 2003, according to Norwegian law

Trustix AS

Tawie-Press: Trustix Secure Linux: The Future is Secured

"Erlend Midttun, a seasoned UNIX and Linux system administrator and the creator of the Trustix Secure Linux distibution, along with Trustix Secure Linux developer Christian Toldnes, founded Tawie Technologies AS as a means to provide full support and services around the Linux operating system in general, and the Tawie Server Linux product in particular.

"Erlend Midttun says: 'The community and several commercial customers needed someone to guarantee the future of the Trustix Secure Linux product. This move ensures the customers and the community that the future of Trustix Secure Linux is secured. The name of the product is also changed to Tawie Server Linux, to reflect and state what the product is and to avoid any conflicts with trademark ownership. The product will continue to be developed under the GPL...'"

Full Press Release

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