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Date: Sat, 20 Feb 1999 06:52:06 +0000
From: Bill Kocik <bkocik@blackspring.com>
To: malda@slashdot.org, gazette@ssc.com, editor@lwn.net,
Subject: Press Release

For immediate release:

Blackspring Communications (soon to be Blackspring Communications
Corporation) is proud to present itself as a source for commercial-
level technical support, consulting services, and other services 
for the Linux operating environment. Blackspring co-founder Bill
Kocik is a veteran user of the Linux operating system, and an
experienced Unix systems and network administrator. He and his
team hope to promote the continued growth of Linux use in the
business and enterprise environments by providing technical
support contracts and consulting services, as well as pre-configured
Linux-powered servers, networking services, and training.

"We're very confident in the future of Linux in the commercial
world. As a long-time user myself, I can certainly concede that
the GNU/Linux operating environment has come into it's own and is
ready for serious business.", Bill says.

Blackspring's web site can be found at http://www.blackspring.com.

Bill Kocik                 | Blackspring Communications
bkocik@blackspring.com     |  
http://www.blackspring.com | Finally, there's someone to lean on.