- Acquired by TurboLinux on February 21, 2001
- Total Equity Funding
- $30M in 1 Round from 9 Investors
- San Francisco, CA
- Linuxcare provides professional, technical support, education, and product certification services for Linux.
- Dave Sifry, Arthur Tyde
- Education, Internet, Hardware, Software, Training, Manufacturing, Open Source
Linuxcare provides professional, technical support, education, and product certification services for Linux, as well as open- source software packages and other related technologies.
The company is focused on customer services for large businesses, with its sales and marketing efforts targeted toward original equipment manufacturers, OEMs, software vendors, Global 1000 companies, and internet infrastructure providers. During 1999, the company’s eight largest customers were Dell Computer, Densa Techno Tokyo, Hewlett-Packard, KPMG Peat Marwick, MacMillan USA, Motorola, Silicon Graphics, and Sun Microsystems. It currently supports 21 distributions of Linux.
Linuxcare was founded in 1998 and is based in San Francisco, California.
Funding Rounds (1) - $30MUpdate
Current Team (1)Update
|Apr 3, 2002||ZD Net - Sputnik says free connections for all|
|Apr 3, 2002||ZD Net - Linux vets launch free wireless 'Sputnik'|
|Mar 13, 2001||ZD Net - Only the strong survive in Linux landscape|
|Mar 13, 2001||ZD Net - In Linux Land, the battle is on for survival|
|Feb 21, 2001||serverwatch.com - Turbolinux Acquires Linuxcare|
|Sep 9, 2000||ZD Net - Will Linux group burn sun?|
|Sep 7, 2000||ZD Net - Will Linux Group Burn Sun?|
|Aug 29, 2000||ZD Net - Linux: Renegade OS lands in corporate laps|
San Francisco, CA 94133