News Release: LinMin Announces Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

LinMin Bare Metal Provisioning Announces Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for System Deployments in Data Centers

LinMin Embraces Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0’s Scalability and Performance Required in Enterprise and Service Provider Data Centers

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - November 10, 2010

LinMin™, maker of award-winning IT automation software LinMin Bare Metal Provisioning™, today announced its support for running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 as well as for the remote provisioning and imaging of systems running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

LinMin supports the deployment and imaging of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Windows and ESX on servers, blades, PCs, Virtual Machines and other form factor devices. LinMin’s functionality in servicing Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems can be integrated into IT applications such as control panels and orchestration engines as well as invoked remotely with a browser.

“Red Hat welcomes LinMin’s support of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 as the operating system used by LinMin Bare Metal Provisioning used in data centers worldwide to remotely deploy and recover systems powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux and other operating systems,” said Jim Totton, vice president, Platform Business Unit at Red Hat. “The new capabilities and long lifecycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 provide a strong operating platform to LinMin. We are proud that Red Hat Enterprise Linux is LinMin's operating system of choice.”

“Service providers and corporate data center leaders demand system software stability and predictability in order to meet the needs of their external and internal customers,” said Laurent Gharda, CEO and founder of LinMin Corp. “The up to ten-year support life for every major Red Hat Enterprise Linux release provides this predictability, and LinMin ensures that customers can easily and reliably deploy and recover Linux, Windows and ESX systems within their IT infrastructure. Partnering with Red Hat has provided LinMin with the resources necessary to have access to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 in advance of its commercial release so that we could provide readiness for our combined solutions to joint customers in line with today's Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 launch.”

Pricing

LinMin Bare Metal Provisioning for the provisioning and imaging of Linux systems starts at $1,199 for 100 systems and costs $6 per system for sites with 2000 systems. Contact LinMin to inquire about volume discounts for larger infrastructures as well as the provisioning of Windows and ESX systems. Download free trial.

About LinMin

LinMin develops software that remotely provisions, repurposes and recovers Linux®, Windows® and ESX® servers, blades, PCs, appliances and virtual machines. LinMin Bare Metal Provisioning (LBMP) is the industry’s only truly affordable system provisioning and imaging solution that can be implemented by IT organizations of any size with limited budgets. LinMin is based in Redwood City, Calif. with development and QA offices in Menlo Park and San Rafael, Calif. For more information, please visit www.LinMin.com.

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