OffMyServer purchases iXsystems (formerly BSDi) Server Business!


August 28, 2002

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OffMyServer announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the iXsystem’s (formerly BSDi) general server business.

OffMyServer will immediately begin support of the iXsystems installed base and operations. OffMyServer will focus on integrating iXsystems products with its existing managed hosting services and has plans to introduce several server appliances and advanced systems offerings.

We’re very excited about this opportunity to bundle iXsystems leading-edge rackmount servers with hosting and managed services,” said Mike Lauth, CEO of OffMyServer. “Going forward, OffMyServer will be in an excellent position to deliver advanced server and hosting solutions based on FreeBSD and Intel powered server platforms.

OffMyServer Products

OffMyServer offers a full range of managed hosting plans for business as well as state-of-the-art rackmount server systems and related products and solutions at competitive prices and backed by professional services and support. All OffMyServer products feature:

  • Open Intel architecture
  • Configure-to-order customization of systems and solution software
  • Preloaded with the customer’s operating systems of choice: BSD, Linux, or Windows
  • Lowest Total Cost of Ownership
  • OffMyServer plans to introduce a line of rackmount server appliances in the near future.

About OffMyServer

OffMyServer is coming out with new products on a consistent schedule,” says Matt Olander, Chief Technology Officer for OffMyServer. “We’re working on a Rapid Deployment FreeBSD server appliance as well as a FreeBSD cluster appliance. We’re looking at Q4, 2002 or early Q1, 2003 for release.

OffMyServer started as a Managed Hosting company assisting companies with their colocation and server management needs. The OffMyServer management team consists of executives and employees from Telenet, BSDi, Walnut Creek CDROM, and iXsystems. OffMyServer’s goal has been and will continue to be to provide leading edge hardware solutions on opensource operating systems including FreeBSD and Linux. OffMyServer is developing optimized web servers, email servers and file servers to meet their customers needs. New products consist of a variety of appliances including hosting and cluster management.

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