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Memo to Dell: Pump Ubuntu Into Your Global Partner Network

Jan 08, 2009, 17:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Remember: Michael Dell himself used Ubuntu on a home PC before Dell (the company) decided to sell Ubuntu systems in mid-2007. Greg Davis, Dell's new global channel chief, should do the same.

"Start using disruptive technology, Greg. In addition to blogging about your global partner strategy, start speaking with solutions providers who sell into large government organizations and large school systems. You'll hear demand for desktop open source — very loudly — from those solutions providers. (Heck, look at our WorksWithU 1000 list for dozens of schools and government organizations already running Ubuntu.)"

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