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
"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.)"