BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3rd Edition of "UNIX System Administration Handbook," authored by a team including XOR's Trent Hein, Evi Nemeth and Ned McClain, has enjoyed such tremendous success that it is entering its second printing in less than six months. "We are very fortunate at XOR to have technical professionals that are on the leading edge of development and technical knowledge. Many companies talk about their expertise in system management. We wrote the book on it," said XOR President and CEO Greg Jacobsen. "The continued success of 'UNIX System Administration Handbook' is a testament of the depth of expertise XOR brings to each and every client we serve, and this book's wild popularity in the UNIX community demonstrates the need for clear leadership in this area. Through this unmatched technical prowess, we develop and apply our unique 'continuous innovation' eBusiness full-lifecycle approach that offers a competitive advantage to our clients." The need for expert development and management of complex eBusiness infrastructure continues to grow for established "brick and mortar" companies. The hands-on experience and knowledge of Hein, XOR's CTO, and his co-authors have made XOR a leader in developing and operating customized eBusiness applications and network systems. This expertise is shared in the "UNIX System Administration Handbook," which has become recognized as the leading source of UNIX information and guidance for nearly 12 years. Editions of "UNIX System Administration Handbook" have been translated into at least 5 other languages (including Japanese, German, Polish, Spanish, and Russian), illustrating its world-wide influence on the industry. Positive Reviews for "UNIX System Administration Handbook" "The third edition of 'UNIX System Administration Handbook' stands as a fantastic UNIX book, perhaps one that's destined for legend. It's arguably the best general UNIX book around," said David Wall in a review on Amazon.com. "In sharp contrast to just about all other system administration books on the market, this one's actually useful. Every single one of these people has been there and done that," said Mike O'Brien in a review of the book in the most recent edition of "Server/Workstation Expert." The 3rd Edition of "UNIX System Administration Handbook" covers current topics faced by system administrators such as Internet security and performance. The coverage of Linux and FreeBSD (emerging platforms for eBusiness Internet sites) provides new-age system administrators time-proven guidance on building and maintaining high-performance, world-class environments. The books also offers expert instruction, advice and examples of for more traditional commercial UNIX variants including Sun's Solaris, and HP's HP-UX operating systems. These four platforms dominate serious eBusiness environments. "UNIX System Administration Handbook" is used as a tutorial as well as a day-to-day reference guide, catering to all levels of system administrators. The handbook also includes many examples and case studies taken from the expertise of its authors to further explain the topics. The book is available at a number of retail bookstores, including Amazon.com. About XOR XOR Inc. (pronounced X-or) is a managed services firm that provides customized eBusiness application and systems management for established companies that need to leverage the Internet with maximum flexibility and minimal risk. XOR's eCM(TM) (eCommerce Management) offering combines strategy, business process expertise, design and operations services with a proprietary platform, XPort(TM) and proprietary business performance service and technology, VisionPort(TM), which enables real-time eBusiness management. The company offers a full suite of services that enable clients to exploit the business opportunities presented by the Internet. XOR's nine-year history of internetworking and Internet expertise allow the company to assist clients with today's technologies and position them to take advantage of the emerging wave of eCommerce, broadband deployment and wireless portals. President and CEO Greg Jacobsen (formerly with MCI Systemhouse, EDS and TeleTech) leads a world-class executive management team with operations and process experience from Andersen Consulting, Sapient, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Diamond Technology Partners. XOR was founded in 1991 and has more than 400 employees serving clients throughout North America (www.xor.com).
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