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Inter@ctive Week: VA Research: The Next Compaq

Mar 30, 1999, 00:40 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Charles Babcock)

"VA Research recently has added a national field support service, DecisionOne, with 5,000 "feet on the street," VA Research President and Chief Executive Officer Larry Augustin said. The 60-employee Sunnyvale, Calif., firm has hired a former Sun Microsystems marketing director, Brian Biles, as its vice president of marketing. And it's acquired a small company, Electric Lichen, which includes Jim Gleason, co-founder of the New York City Linux Users Group."

"Augustin said he intends to take his privately held company out for an initial public offering - but not until next year..."

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