CRN: Pioneer-Standard, HP Link On Linux
Feb 03, 2003, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Distributor Pioneer-Standard and Hewlett-Packard this week
started a program that offers Linux sales and technical-support
tools to channel partners.
"The tools will be offered to solution providers via
Pioneer-Standard's KeyLink Systems subsidiary. It also will be
offered to direct to end users via its Pioneer-Standard Enterprise
Sales Group arm.
"The joint program with HP provides solution providers and
customers with services such as porting applications to Linux,
testing proofs of concept to ensure that Linux applications are
stable, and helping ISVs develop Linux solutions to be sold by
KeyLink VARs, said Pat O'Connor, vice president of marketing for HP
products at Cleveland-based Pioneer-Standard..."