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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Oracle Lends Support to UnitedLinux

Mar 18, 2003, 16:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Oracle Corp. has entered into an agreement to provide level 1, 2 and 3 technical support for enterprise customers using UnitedLinux's distribution of Linux. In addition to supporting its own products on the UnitedLinux distribution, it will also support the operating system.

"The deal includes the creation of a support team that will service the entire Oracle product line running on a United Linux operating system. The service will be available for customers who have signed an Oracle support contract for Oracle software and are running an OS from one of the UnitedLinux vendors. Also, Oracle and UnitedLinux will work together to integrate patches in future maintenance releases of UnitedLinux.

"'There will be no additional charges or obligations for customers,' said Dave Dargo, vice president, Linux Program Office, Oracle Corp. 'Enterprises will only need to be running Oracle certified products on an Oracle-certified UnitedLinux distribution...'"

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