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LinuxPR: SlashTCO.com and Runaware partner to bring Linux-based software to the workplace

Jan 25, 2001, 20:07 (0 Talkback[s])

"SlashTCO, the U.K.-based open source services provider, today announced a partnership with Runaware, the world's first Evaluation Service Provider for software vendors and consumers. This collaboration will promote Linux awareness and provide complete education of Linux products through online testing and supplementary resources to help research, evaluate and download Open Source products and applications, backed up by a range of training and support options."

"This partnership is representative of a critical turning point for the Linux industry as, for the first time, two complementary third party service providers are combining to provide a complete solution for online and off-line Linux training. SlashTCO's support materials - such as reviews and explanatory articles - will enhance Runaware's evaluation process, which enables software purchasers to test Linux products through the web browser without downloads or installation."

"Runaware's evaluation service, in combination with SlashTCO's support and training services, will allow potential customers the chance to fully discover the benefits of open source software by freeing them to find the right software application and get the support and training they need." said Duane Mayes, CEO of SlashTCO."

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