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internetnews.com: HP and SuSE Linux Expand Global Alliance

Jun 26, 2003, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Hewlett-Packard and international open source group SuSE Linux are expanding their alliance that calls for HP to resell and support SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8, powered by open source consortium UnitedLinux, on HP's ProLiant servers with Itanium-based servers.

"The companies said the relationship would help provide customers a single point of purchase, support and maintenance for SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8, while at the same time making SuSE Linux a preferred vendor for HP.

"The alliance means HP plans to resell, market and support the new SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 on its HP ProLiant servers. The computer systems vendor also plans to ship its ProLiant servers preloaded with Enterprise Server 8, and plans to provide support for customers, along with support organizations backed by SuSE engineering and product maintenance teams. In addition, HP and SuSE said they would collaborate on extending the services to Itanium 2-based HP server customers..."

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