Linuxcare and Windward Consulting Group Form Alliance to Deliver Linux-Based Solutions to Service Providers

Linuxcare and Windward Consulting Group have formed an alliance to deliver Linux-based solutions to Internet, application and telecommunication service providers. The alliance will provide comprehensive services for all Linux environments including technical support, professional services, Linux training and product certification. Companies who are implementing e-business initiatives have recognized the need for environments that provide high-availability and scalability at a non-prohibitive price. Linuxcare's expertise in Linux and open-source software will complement Windward's experience building service providers into e-business players. Together, the companies will jointly assess the performance, interoperability, time to market, impact, return on investment, operational readiness and risk mitigation for these businesses as they migrate mission critical applications and transactional systems to Linux.