Linux NetworX Names Stephen Hill as President and CEO

Linux NetworX, a provider of powerful and easy-to-manage cluster supercomputing solutions, announced today that Stephen Hill has been named president and CEO and Bernard Daines has been elected chairman of the board. Hill, who formerly served as Linux NetworX Vice President, replaces Glen Lowry as president and CEO. Daines, a recognized expert in the networking and Ethernet industry, has been a member of the company's board of directors for more than two years. As president and CEO, Hill will direct overall company strategy and continue to position Linux NetworX as the leading Linux clustering company.

Hill played an integral role in Caldera, Inc.'s antitrust lawsuit settlement with Microsoft Corp., acting as one of the lead counsel, assembled the trial team, and served as the point of contact for negotiations in the settlement. Daines was instrumental in the development of the IEEE standards and innovative solutions for Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet networking technology. Linux cluster supercomputing, the technology Linux NetworX specializes in, relies on fast networks such as Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet to connect multiple computers together to form a unified and powerful system. With more than 30 years experience in the networking industry, Daines is poised to guide Linux NetworX as it advances its technology and grows its customer-base. Since designing and delivering the world's first commercial Linux cluster supercomputer in 1997, Linux NetworX has delivered industry-leading cluster systems and management tools to some of the largest organizations worldwide. The company's award-winning products help organizations achieve supercomputing power for a lower cost-of-ownership.