SOURCE: Linux Networx

April 03, 2007 10:00 ET

Linux Networx Names Jack Kenney CEO

Former Everex Systems CEO to Spearhead Market Leadership and Growth

SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 3, 2007 -- Linux Networx, The Linux Supercomputing company, today announced that it has named Jack Kenney as its new chief executive officer (CEO). The appointment of Jack Kenney as CEO signals the next stage in the continuing growth of Linux Networx.

"We are uniquely positioned to advance our leadership role in the dramatic growth of Linux supercomputing," said Mr. Kenney. "Our record-setting LS-1 Linux Supersystems, LS-P Performance Tuned and LS-V Visual Supersystems, High Performance Storage Systems and Professional Services form a unique and integrated solutions portfolio for our customers."

As a proven technology industry executive, Jack Kenney draws upon 25 years of high technology business experience, serving as Chairman and CEO of Everex Systems, UniSil Corporation, and Quantegy, Inc. He has held executive management positions with Memorex, Scientific Micro Systems, DEC and Honeywell, and has held a number of board positions, including publicly traded Streamlogic Corporation and several privately-held companies.

"Linux Networx recently completed the best single quarter in the company's history, setting records for the most systems shipped with the highest total value that we've ever done," said Mr. Kenney. "I am pleased to be able to lead Linux Networx' future growth in this exciting market."

About Linux Networx

For over a decade Linux Networx has delivered production-ready Linux Supercomputers. The company's Linux Supercomputing offerings power value in price/performance and utilization, overall system reliability, uptime and Total Cost of Ownership. The company has delivered over 500 supercomputing systems to more than 200 supercomputing customers around the world. Our global customer base represents supercomputing leaders ranging from Boeing in aerospace; BMW, DaimlerChrysler AG, Audi, Caterpillar and John Deere in heavy manufacturing; Total, Schlumberger and Shell Oil in the Oil and Gas industry; and Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and the Department of Defense in the government arena. The company has received numerous honors, including HPCWire Editor and Reader's Choice Awards for Most Innovative Technology and Best Price/Performance. For more information about Linux Networx, visit

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