The Linux Box Honored at Corp! Magazine Awards Reception

TROY, Mich., April 20, 2010 – Corp! Magazine has named The Linux Box a winner of its Science & Technology award.

Linux Box to Market the Ubuntu Operating System to U.S. Enterprise Users

ANN ARBOR, Mich., February 16, 2010 - One of the most rapidly growing and popular operating systems, Ubuntu, is taking a significant run at the U.S. business and enterprise market thanks to a new partnership between The Linux Box and software developer Canonical Ltd., the company behind Ubuntu.

Opsera and The Linux Box Partner to Expand U.S. Market for Opsview Open Source System Management Suite

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 12, 2010 -- The Linux Box is partnering with Opsera Limited to become an official Opsview reseller in the United States, with the goal of expanding the national presence of this award-winning network and infrastructure monitoring software suite.

OSA Alert Expert Interview with Elizabeth Ziph

The Open Solutions Alliance interviewed Elizabeth Ziph for their September OSA Alert:
OSA Alert: As open source continues to mature, have you seen any change in the way CIOs and CEOs view open source business applications?

Elizabeth Ziph: Some CIOs have been open to it all along and deployed open source wherever it was possible and reasonable to do so. The change is the increase in the number of CIOs and CEOs that are considering open source software as yet another excellent option that they have along with all other options. The support infrastructure and the continuous improvement reduce the risk of using open source.

Open Source for America Welcomes The Linux Box as Latest Member In Advocating Open Source in the U.S. Federal Government

ANN ARBOR, MI., August 18, 2009 – Joining a broad cross-section of more than 1,000 companies, academic institutions, communities, related groups and individuals, The Linux Box is now part of Open Source for America, a unified voice for the promotion of open source in the U.S. Federal government sector. Open Source for America strives to effect change in government to encourage broader support of open source technologies and the open source development community.

CIOZone: CIOs Opening Up to Open Source

August 13, 2009. From CIOZone

 

Elizabeth E. Ziph is quick with her response when asked why companies should use open source software. "It raises quality, lowers cost and doesn't take as long to bring a project online," she says.

 

As president and CEO of the Linux Box in Ann Arbor, Mich., Ziph might have some bias—her company makes its living from open source consulting, development and integration.

 

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OStatic interview: Linux Box's Elizabeth Ziph Discusses the Convergence of Customers, Contributions and Code

August 12, 2009. From OStatic:

 

I've discovered that open source software is bursting at the seams with dedicated and innovative people. On the one hand, it's wonderful to be working with so many who fit this description -- on the other hand, it's sometimes hard to follow and zero in on open source endeavors that deserve a shout out, simply because so many do.

 

This is why I was thrilled when I heard about The Linux Box. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, The Linux Box offers a variety of open source software services. But there are a few things that set The Linux Box apart -- and are decidedly positive signs for open source software's future.

Elizabeth Ziph interviewed on the Gutsy Geeks radio show

July 11, 2009 –

Elizabeth Ziph, CEO of The Linux Box, was interviewed on the Gutsy Geeks Computer Show.

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The Linux Box Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Expansion of Offerings

Revenues Grew 17 Percent in 2008; New Client Wins Comprised 28 Percent of Growth

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 7, 2009 -- The Linux Box, a professional services organization specializing in open source technology, is marking its ten-year anniversary by adding custom software products to its suite of services.

Founded in 1999, the Ann Arbor-based company is a bespoke software development consultancy that customizes open-source projects for blue chip clients such as McKesson, Harvard Management Company, Borders Group, FedEx and Answers.com. The Linux Box currently provides professional, commercial services for companies looking to gain competitive advantage, reduce IT costs and increase the control they have over their open source technologies.

The Linux Box Taps Feintuch Communications for Strategic Public Relations Program

NEW YORK and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 22, 2009 – The Linux Box, a professional services organization specializing in open source technology and the Linux platform, has appointed Feintuch Communications as agency of record.

Founded in 1999, Ann Arbor-based The Linux Box is a bespoke software development consultancy specializing in customization and enhancement of open-source programs. Its blue chip clients include McKesson, Harvard Management Company, Borders Group, FedEx and Answers.com. The company is ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System certified. The Linux Box is dedicated to the open source movement and provides software and other support to the community in addition to its commercial endeavors.
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