"Bull S.A., an international IT Group, and Penguin Computing
Inc., a leading provider of reliable Linux systems for Internet
serving, announced today that the two companies have signed a
Memorandum of Understanding outlining their intent to pursue
cooperative efforts in the provision and support of Linux solutions
"This cooperation will strengthen the Linux business
strategy of both companies and will constitute an important element
in the execution of Bull's overall secure e-business strategy.
Bull also participated in a recently completed round of private
equity financing for Penguin Computing in support of the company's
"Initially, cooperative efforts will focus on Bull's service,
support and provision of Penguin Computing solutions in Europe.
Bull and Penguin Computing also plan to collaborate on
manufacturing and logistics of Linux-based solutions."