Fastlane Software Systems Wins FAA Network Monitoring Contract With Their Award Winning Xni Software Running on Redhat Linux

Dec 13, 2000, 00:00 ET from Fastlane Software Systems, Inc.

    SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Fastlane Software Systems
 (www.xni.com) announced today they have won a Federal Procurement award to
 deploy realtime network monitoring systems at the Federal Aviation
 Administration.  In an intensely competitive field Fastlane Software Systems,
 a small start-up beat such industry giants as EDS, Elron and
 Concord Communications.
     Fastlane's winning proposal featured a turnkey approach which integrates
 their award winning Xni software, various open source elements, the
 Redhat (Nasdaq: RHAT) Linux Operating system and Intel based hardware from
 Compaq Computer Corporation.
     "The combination of our Xni software and the Redhat Linux operating system
 offers a robust, stable and highly economical platform which gives us a
 distinct edge over the NT based competitors", said Brain Sefton, CEO,
 Fastlane Software.
     "The addition of Fastlane's XNI software to the growing number of
 applications that run of Red Hat Linux is further proof of the dramatic growth
 in customer demand for Linux applications", said Paul McNamara,
 Vice President of Products and Platforms for Red Hat, Inc.
     Fastlane Software Systems Inc (www.xni.com) develops, deploys and supports
 realtime network analysis and monitoring, security and IP Billing solutions.
 Fastlane is based at the NASA TEN business incubator (www.ten-net.org), and
 incubator which includes the NASA Ames Technology Commercialization Center
 (ATCC) in its clusters of high-tech startups.  TEN and ATCC have approximately
 20 startups under sponsorship, and includes such major successes in its
 graduating companies as eBay, iPrint, and Xros.
     Said TEN/ATCC chief operating officer, Bill Musgrave, "We are pleased to
 have Fastlane in our incubator.  The technology that Brian Sefton and his
 Fastlane team have developed represents the kind of innovation that can be
 applied immediately to address significant real-world problems."
     Fastlane's can be contacted at 408-733-1483 or info@xni.com or via their
 website at www.xni.com.
 
 

SOURCE Fastlane Software Systems, Inc.
    SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Fastlane Software Systems
 (www.xni.com) announced today they have won a Federal Procurement award to
 deploy realtime network monitoring systems at the Federal Aviation
 Administration.  In an intensely competitive field Fastlane Software Systems,
 a small start-up beat such industry giants as EDS, Elron and
 Concord Communications.
     Fastlane's winning proposal featured a turnkey approach which integrates
 their award winning Xni software, various open source elements, the
 Redhat (Nasdaq: RHAT) Linux Operating system and Intel based hardware from
 Compaq Computer Corporation.
     "The combination of our Xni software and the Redhat Linux operating system
 offers a robust, stable and highly economical platform which gives us a
 distinct edge over the NT based competitors", said Brain Sefton, CEO,
 Fastlane Software.
     "The addition of Fastlane's XNI software to the growing number of
 applications that run of Red Hat Linux is further proof of the dramatic growth
 in customer demand for Linux applications", said Paul McNamara,
 Vice President of Products and Platforms for Red Hat, Inc.
     Fastlane Software Systems Inc (www.xni.com) develops, deploys and supports
 realtime network analysis and monitoring, security and IP Billing solutions.
 Fastlane is based at the NASA TEN business incubator (www.ten-net.org), and
 incubator which includes the NASA Ames Technology Commercialization Center
 (ATCC) in its clusters of high-tech startups.  TEN and ATCC have approximately
 20 startups under sponsorship, and includes such major successes in its
 graduating companies as eBay, iPrint, and Xros.
     Said TEN/ATCC chief operating officer, Bill Musgrave, "We are pleased to
 have Fastlane in our incubator.  The technology that Brian Sefton and his
 Fastlane team have developed represents the kind of innovation that can be
 applied immediately to address significant real-world problems."
     Fastlane's can be contacted at 408-733-1483 or info@xni.com or via their
 website at www.xni.com.
 
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