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BW: SuSE Expands Partner Program For ISVs And Resellers, Offering Co-Marketing and Support

Jul 21, 2000, 19:12 (1 Talkback[s])


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"Today SuSE Linux, the international technology leader and solution provider in open source operating system (OS) software, announced it is expanding its Business Partner Program, offering worldwide co-marketing and support programs specifically targeting resellers and ISVs. "Application developers, system integrators, resellers as well as system houses benefit enormously from a partnership with Linux specialists," said Rolf Haberrecker, Director of Channel Marketing, SuSE Linux AG."

"When joining the mid-level SuSE Value Partner program, VARs implementing Linux solutions receive additional Linux support in the form of training courses and workshops, installation support, newsletters and a partner Web site. At the premium SuSE Business Partner level, customers additionally receive advanced versions of the various SuSE Linux products, project assistance through SuSE Support, and are eligible for co-marketing activities such as shared exhibition at trade shows."

"The Business Partner Program ensures that SuSE Linux continues to set the quality standard for Linux and becomes the leading platform in professional environments," commented Dirk Hohndel, CTO of SuSE Linux. "Its stability and flexibility make SuSE Linux an ideal platform for multiple applications in advanced enterprises. With SuSE Linux support, many IT managers have launched a mid-term or long-term Linux migration strategy."

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