ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Where's Mandriva?
Mar 15, 2007, 22:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"In February, French automaker Peugeot Citroen announced it
would be migrating 20,000 Windows desktops to Linux. Then, just
last week, the French Parliament, which had already decided to
shift its administrative systems to Linux, announced the
finalization of those plans.
"Which begs the question: Where was Mandriva, a commercial Linux
distribution company based in France, during all this? Not, it
seems, being installed in the halls of French legislature or
Peugeot. The automaker's deployment will use Novell SUSE Linux. The
Parliament systems will deploy Ubuntu.
"Two major announcements, not a sign of Mandriva..."