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LinuxMall.com: SuSE Appoints New Latin American Head

Jul 05, 2000, 19:59 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Xavier Mormol has been a Linux advocate since 1995, and implemented the Linux operating system (OS) for the University of Zulia's several-hundred-computer academic network when he was the network administrator there. As founding president of the Venezuela Linux User Group (VELUG), he lobbied for the inclusion of VELUG's achievements at the 1997 Latin American LinuxWeek, said a recent SuSE release announcing Marmol's appointment...."

"What ideas do you have for expanding the use of Linux in Latin America?"

"XM: First, we will strengthen our product presence in Latin America through both our traditional channels and our new network of business partners. This will allow us to offer our business customers a range of integrated solutions for their companies. We provide professional and comprehensive support, paving the way for a successful migration to Linux."

"Secondly, in order to ease this migration to Linux, we offer a complete training program, including LPI [Linux Professional Institute] certification. SuSE has no intention to let the tremendous market opportunity in Latin America pass; we know a workforce knowledgeable in Linux is the key for to our success."

"Finally, we will extend the use of Linux in Latin America, by offering a gamut of products and services as well as increasing the general awareness on Linux."

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