May 5, 2010 – (HOSTSEARCH.COM) – ServInt
, a pioneering provider of managed web hosting for businesses worldwide, today announced it has joined The Linux Foundation
, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux.
ServInt’s membership in The Linux Foundation will enable it to take advantage of important networking events, in addition to workgroup collaboration on Virtualization and Green Linux.
“The majority of our business is built on Linux, including our industry-leading Virtual Private Server and Managed Dedicated Server solutions. Implementing a virtualization strategy based on Linux helps us minimize energy consumption and reduce overall costs for our customers,” said ServInt Founder and Chief Executive Officer Reed Caldwell. “Our new status as a Silver Member of The Linux Foundation demonstrates our long-term commitment to the Open Source community.”
Amanda McPherson, vice president, marketing and developer programs for The Linux Foundation, said, “As one of the web-hosting industry’s founding companies, ServInt understands the value of Linux in shaping the future of IT management. With 15 years experience as one of the world’s leading providers of enterprise managed hosting, ServInt’s contribution to The Linux Foundation will help advance the platform for that future.”
About The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux. Founded in 2007, The Linux Foundation sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and is supported by leading Linux and Open Source companies and developers from around the world. The Linux Foundation promotes, protects and standardizes Linux by hosting important workgroups, events and online resources such as Linux.com.
ServInt is a pioneering provider of high-reliability, managed web hosting for businesses worldwide. ServInt’s commitment to Green IT services is demonstrated by its award-winning Virtual Private Server (VPS) solutions. ServInt was founded in Northern Virginia in 1995 as one of the first web-hosting companies to offer a Managed Dedicated Server solution. From multiple world-class data centers, ServInt now provides its scalable suite of VPS and Managed Enterprise Server packages to thousands of customers in more than 60 countries.