Pacific HiTech Opens U.S. Offices: Will Compete With Red Hat, Caldera and S.u.S.E.

by Dwight Johnson

Pacific HiTech, the leading Linux distributor in Japan,
announced today it was opening U.S. offices and would target the
corporate intranet and Internet markets.

“International businesses need global solutions,” said Cliff
Miller, CEO of Pacific HiTech (PHT). “Our customer commitment is to
offer the market’s most stable, secure Linux for complete corporate
internet and intranet operating systems solutions. Our offices in
the U.S. extend that commitment globally.”

PHT is headquartered in Tokyo and will base its U.S. marketing
and sales force in Oakland and its manufacturing, operations and
support functions in Salt Lake City.

PHT will compete for Linux business in the United States with
Red Hat Software Inc., Caldera Systems Inc. and S.u.S.E. Inc. of

Based on International Data Corp. estimates of units shipped,
PHT is the world’s second largest Linux distributor.

PHT, Asia’s largest Linux distributor, is a privately held
company founded in 1992.

PHT can be found on the Internet at www.pht.com.

For more information, contact:

Pacific HiTech
Jeneane Harter, 510/663-9153


A&R Partners
Lonn Johnston, 650/363-0982 ext. 218

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