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9 April 2001 - For Immediate Release

LinuxIT appoints Dr David Hodges as Chief Technology Officer

LinuxIT, a European leader in vendor independent Linux and Open Source
Solutions, today announced the appointment of Dr David Hodges as its
Chief Technology Officer.

David will manage the continued, rapid growth of the LinuxIT
Professional Services Division and is also responsible for setting the
technology direction for LinuxIT. David recently left the position of
Global Head of Systems for Antfactory, a Global Investment firm based in
London, and joined LinuxIT in March 2001.
He brings with him over 18 years experience of operational management
and 9 years experience of the Linux marketplace.

Peter Dawes Sales Director of LinuxIT commented, "We are delighted that
David has joined LinuxIT. He brings additional strengths to our
management team. David has unique experience in the management and
delivery of IT solutions, and he will be able to leverage these
strengths for LinuxIT and assist us in delivering Linux and Open Source
solutions to our growing customer base."

The Professional Services Division of LinuxIT provides independent
information technology consulting over the entire project lifecycle,
solving business problems with the use of proprietary and Open Source
Linux-based software.

LinuxIT services also include Linux training, support (including 24x7)
and turnkey solutions.

About LinuxIT

LinuxIT is one of Europe's leading vendor-neutral solutions providers,
solving business problems through the application of Linux and Open
Source technologies. LinuxIT delivers solutions, which incorporate
turnkey systems (pre-configured hardware), training, consultancy,
software and enterprise-level support and expertise.

Founded in 1998, LinuxIT has its headquarters in Bristol, United
Kingdom, phone +44 (0)117 905 8718.

Pictures  visit the link below for a picture of David (and his



Peter Dawes,
Managing Director, LinuxIT
Phone - +44 (0)117 905 8718
Fax - +44 (0)117 905 8818