“The New BSDI To Deliver Renowned BSD Operating System
Technologies And Back The Rapidly Growing FreeBSD Open Source
“Berkeley Software Design, Inc. (BSDI) announced today that it
has merged with Walnut Creek CDROM, the distributor of the popular
FreeBSD operating system. As a merged company, the new BSDI unites
the leading developers and suppliers of the Berkeley Software
Distribution operating system. BSDI will develop and deliver
advanced BSD(R) Internet operating systems and platforms, while
providing the open source FreeBSD Project with technology, backing
and expanded support.
“BSD operating systems run some of the Internet’s most highly
trafficked sites and largest service providers, including
Yahoo!(R), Microsoft’s Hotmail and UUNET, an MCI WorldCom company.
BSD and Linux are today’s fastest-growing operating systems,
according to Survey.com, the leading eResearch company.”