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LinuxPR: IBM Executive and Industry Luminary Joins e-smith Board

Sep 25, 2000, 19:43 (0 Talkback[s])

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"e-smith, inc., an innovative provider of easy-to-use, world-class network server solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the appointment of John Landry to its Board of Directors."

"A renowned business leader and high-tech visionary, Mr. Landry has over 25 years of experience cultivating first-rate software businesses. He is a widely respected innovator and authority on business development, with a strong track record for building strategic relationships in the world of venture-funded entrepreneurial companies. In addition to his new role on the e-smith Board, Mr. Landry serves as a Director of several high profile technology companies including Interliant, GIGA Information Group, MCK Communications, Lante, and Cidera. Most recently, as Chairman of the Board of AnyDay.com, he was instrumental in the $80 million sale of that company to handheld giant Palm, Inc."

"e-smith is a superior company uniquely positioned to forge a new type of integration between the small business customer's in-house networking solution and the world of outsourced applications and services," said Mr. Landry. "In little more than a year, e-smith's flagship small business server has won a huge and enthusiastic following. That adoption lays the groundwork for new offerings and business-model opportunities around network-delivered services."

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