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Evolving Solutions Awarded Platinum Novell Partnership Status -- Positions to Meet Growing Linux Open Source Needs

Evolving Solutions, data on demand and storage virtualization expert, is helping customers reduce costs and tighten security by migrating to Linux as the operating system of choice.

Minneapolis, MN, August 18, 2005 --(PR.com)-- http://www.evolvingsol.com - Evolving Solutions, a MN-based data on-demand and storage virtualization expert, today announced how recent confirmation of Novell Platinum partnership will aid in meeting client's open source needs.

According to leading technology analyst, Gartner, Linux will have the strongest relative growth of any server operating system during the next five years. Shipments will increase from 1.4 million units this year to 2.4 million in 2010. Revenue will grow from $6.5 billion to $11.5 billion in that period, for compound annual growth of 12.2 percent.

"Evolving Solutions is seeing astounding growth in inquires from companies of every size and across every industry, for Linux as an alternative to more costly and non-secured Microsoft windows environments," said Jaime Gmach, Evolving Solutions CEO. "In response to this growing need, Evolving Solutions is proud to announce our recently confirmed Novell Platinum Partnership."

Novell Platinum partnership requires SUSE LINUX expertise and a demonstrated understanding of the benefits of how Novell identity services can manage, secure mixed network environments.

Evolving Solutions demonstrates expertise in the complete architecture of, and migration to a LINUX environment. The company provides the hardware, software and services necessary for clients running existing UNIX systems or Microsoft applications to complete a Linux migration.

Novell is interested in working with Evolving Solutions to develop opportunities such as server consolidations, UNIX migrations and Linux management services.

"We are pleased to confirm Novell Platinum Partnership with Evolving Solutions," said Mark Hardardt, VP & GM WW Partners & Channels, Novell, Inc. "The company’s open source insight and knowledge of how Linux works on the IBM Blade Center will benefit numerous customers."

Evolving Solutions plans to immediately educate clients how Linux deployment on an IBM Blade Center can successfully reduce a company's operating expenses and bring their network into an open source environment.

About Evolving Solutions
Proud to have been recently named a CRN Magazine Fast Growth 100 Company, Evolving Solutions is an open systems technology integration firm that provides business solutions for Data On Demand, Storage Consolidation, Server Virtualization, Storage Virtualization, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. Evolving Solutions is an IBM Premier Business Partner with a TotalStorage™ Solution Center (TSSC) onsite.

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