California, January 18, 2000 - Young Minds, Inc.
(YMi ) of Redlands, California announced today that
its entire product line of CD-Recordable and DVD-Recordable
solutions are now available for Linux operating
systems at or above the 2.2.10 kernel level.
Minds has always supported a wide array of Unix
platforms, as well as Windows NT. With this additional
platform support, Young Minds now provides the widest
variety of scalable disc storage solutions that
can be implemented at any point and on virtually
any platform within the enterprise. This allows
IT professionals the broadest range of options when
incorporating CD-R and DVD-R capabilities into their
networks. Company President Matthew Hornbeck provided
some additional reasons for the additional Linux
the past year, most major Unix vendors, including
Sun, HP, IBM, and Silicon Graphics, have embraced
Linux. We have always been committed to providing
our customers with portable, enterprise-capable
data archival and distribution solutions. The
rapid adoption of Linux as an accepted corporate
standard makes this a natural progression for
Mindsí products now available for Linux include
CD Studio, MPS4, and DVD Studio (now in Beta testing).
The addition of Linux support further extends the
portability, upgradeability and utility of Young
Mindsí CD-R and DVD-R solutions. These systems were
already available for most Unix implementations
from major hardware and software vendors, including
Sun, HP, IBM, SGI, Unisys, NCR, QNX, SCO, Compaq/Digital,
and Data General.
Young Mindsí CD-R and DVD-R products feature a unique
controller-based design that simplifies installation,
configuration, and operation with Linux workstations
and servers by eliminating the need for custom drivers.
The controller-based design also allows network-access
from Unix, Linux, and Windows NT workstations /
servers. Since the controller isolates the CD/DVD
recorder from the workstation/server sending data
for recording, it ensures the integrity of the recorded
Young Minds, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Young Minds, Inc. (YMi) provides
a complete line of network capable DVD and CD Recording
solutions for UNIX, Linux, and Windows NT. YMi pioneered
CD-Recording and CD-ROM mass storage in the UNIX
market, and continues to deliver the most innovative
solutions that are reliable, cost-effective and
easy to use. Andrew Young, Chairman and co-founder
of the company, authored the Rock Ridge Interchange
Protocols which define additional functionality
for ISO 9660 standard discs used in UNIX environments.
of YMi systems are in use throughout the world in
business, industry, government agencies and educational
institutions. Young Minds can be reached on the
Internet at http://www.ymi.com,
or email email@example.com.