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Canonical to offer new Ubuntu Linux business support options

Jun 04, 2010, 21:25 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Linux is great — if you know what you're doing. If you don't, Linux, like any operating system, can be a pain. Enter Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux. On June 7th, Canonical will start offering new Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu Desktop "Ubuntu Advantage" business support services.

"Ubuntu Advantage will offer more than just technical support. Canonical has long offered excellent business and individual technical support. Ubuntu Advantage is different by including systems management tools, access to online resources, training and legal assurance. According to a company representative, "It is built to help businesses who have deployed Ubuntu as a desktop and/or server solution to become more successful in their adoption of the platform. The new subscription package gives organizations a single service to underwrite their investment in Ubuntu and is split into different service levels to cater to the different uses of Ubuntu in business.""

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