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CustomTech Dominates LinuxWorld Australia Awards with Three Finalists

  • 30 March, 2006 09:00

<p>Custom Technology dominates LinuxWorld Product Excellence awards
with Scalix, IGEL and NoMachine.<br/></p>
<p>SYDNEY, Australia -- 30 March 2006 -- LinuxWorld Australia has
announced that products from Custom Technology are runners up in three
broad product categories, as judged by a panel of respected industry
experts.<br/></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Scalix - Email, Calendaring and
Collaboration<br/>
</span></p>
<p>Runner up for the top award of the show: "Best of Show: Total
Industry
Solution" - receiving the highest award of any messaging solution at
the
Expo.<br/></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: bold;">IGEL - Thin Clients</span><br/></p>
<p>Runner up for the "Most Innovative Hardware Solution"
- receiving the highest award of any thin client solution at the Expo.<br/></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: bold;">NoMachine - Remote Access/Application
Deployment</span><br/>
<br/>
Runner up for the "Best Integration Solution" - receiving the highest
award of any remote access/application deployment software solution at
the Expo.<br/>
<br/>
"It is pleasing to see our strong showing in the LinuxWorld Product
Excellence awards", said Gordon Hubbard,
Managing Director, Custom Technology. "We have pursued a strategy of
bring together "best of breed" products for the Enterprise pursuing an
Open future. These accolades recognise the breadth and strength of our
offering."<br/></p>
<p>The LinuxWorld Australia press release is available from their web
site <a href="http://www.linuxworldexpo.com.au/press_detail.asp?PRID=980">http://www.linuxworldexpo.com.au/press_detail.asp?PRID=980</a><br/></p>
<p>"This recognition underscores the growing acceptance of Linux-based
email as a key driver enabling lower cost of ownership in the IT
infrastructure stack," said Glenn Winokur, Chief Executive Officer,
Scalix.  "Together with Custom Technology, we deliver advanced
email and calendaring solutions to enterprise users as well as provide
support services to the many Australian organizations already using
Scalix's advanced web mail and rock-solid Linux email server.  We
congratulate Custom Technology for this excellent award."<br/></p>
<p>"CustomTech definitely deserves this award because of its commitment
to Open Source solutions," said Sarah Dryell, Business Development
Manager, NoMachine. "The hard work they have shown since becoming a
NoMachine partner is proof of their invaluable contribution to
extending the reach of top quality Linux solutions in Australia and
surrounding territories."<br/></p>
<p>Please visit our web site <a href="http://www.customtech.com.au/">http://www.customtech.com.au</a>
for more detail or visit the Custom Technology stand at LinuxWorld
Australia (Stand B17 <a href="http://www.linuxworldexpo.com.au/exlist_info.asp?exhibitor_id=75770">http://www.linuxworldexpo.com.au/exlist_info.asp?exhibitor_id=75770</a>).<br/>
<br/></p>
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<b>About Custom Technology Australia</b>
<p>Custom Technology Australia Pty Ltd provides value added product
distribution,
technical support, integration and development services for <i>Open
Systems</i>
including Linux and UNIX. Our vision is to deliver <i>Open Systems</i>
that provide real competitive advantage to our channel partners and
direct customers. Visit Custom Technology at <a href="http://www.customtech.com.au">http://www.customtech.com.au</a><br/></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: bold;">About Scalix</span><br/>
<br/>
Scalix is the leading provider of enterprise email, calendaring and
collaboration software based on Linux and open source. Scalix allows
companies of all sizes to reduce the cost and complexity of their email
environment with a richly-featured, reliable and scalable messaging
solution that blends seamlessly with both open source and proprietary
software, including Microsoft Outlook, Exchange and Active Directory.
Scalix offers customers flexibility and freedom of choice at all levels
of the IT stack from the desktop to email related infrastructure
components, helping them achieve independence from vendor, technology
and licensing lock-in. Customers include the Fortune 1000, public
sector and higher education . The privately held company is
headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices and distribution
partners in North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. For more
information, visit <a href="http://www.scalix.com">http://www.scalix.com</a>.<br/></p>
<p><b>About IGEL Technology GmbH</b></p>
<p>IGEL Technology GmbH produces and markets the entire spectrum of
Linux and Windows based terminals and Thin Clients. IGEL has a
top-ranking position in this technological field, and is one of the
leading producers. IGEL’s success is based on four key skills. Thin
Clients – the broad, platform-independent range of products, together
with the enormously versatile functionality of the innovative firmware,
can easily be integrated with existing IT structures and facilitates
the ongoing optimization of the productivity and efficiency of the
entire IT infrastructure of a company. Development – based on the
company’s outstanding expertise in dealing with terminals and Thin
Clients, benefits to the customer include not just excellent hardware
but also individually adapted solutions based on the customer’s
specific requirements. Services – a carefully developed support network
ensures that customer needs can be speedily met, and guarantees
business continuity. Solutions – with the special solutions they offer,
IGEL Clever Clients have proved their value worldwide in many
industrial sectors. IGEL is a founding member of the European Thin
Client Forum (ETCF). Visit <a href="http://www.igel.com">http://www.igel.com</a></p>
<p><b>About NoMachine</b></p>
<p>NoMachine is the creator of NX software, the solution for those
looking for a quality alternative for remote access, application
deployment and outstanding performance. Behind NoMachine software is
the NX Distributed Computing Architecture, a suite of Open Source
technologies and commercial tools, designed by NoMachine to make
network computing as easy and widespread as Web browsing. NoMachine has
built the foundations of its NXDCA on two well known and widely used
open standards, SSH and the X-Window System, the windowing system which
is behind the GUIs of the Linux and the Unix Operating System. For more
information, contact info@nomachine.com or visit <a href="http://www.nomachine.com">http://www.nomachine.com</a>.</p>
<p><b>Press Contact</b></p>
<p>Gordon Hubbard
<br/>
Managing Director
<br/>
gordon@customtech.com.au
<br/>
Tel: 02 9659 9590
<br/>
Fax: 02 9659 9510</p>
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