Mandriva S.A. announces CloudPulse, the cloud-based I.T infrastructure management solution

Paris, the 2nd of November 2012: Mandriva has released CloudPulse, its new cloud-based I.T infrastructure management solution. CloudPulse is the SaaS evolution of Mandriva Pulse??.

This solution offers the same benefits of Pulse?? without the material and resources constraints involved in maintaining a full-fledged solution.

Mandriva CloudPulse enables businesses of all sizes to perform inventory, deployments, remote management, data and configuration backup of their I.T infrastructure without the overhead incurred by the ownership of a traditional infrastructure management solution. Mandriva Cloud is available in several pricing plans that are specifically targeted to small and medium-sized structures.

This new solution marks the beginnings of Mandriva as a cloud player. As a new product, CloudPulse is the first release that’s part of a broader and coherent cloud strategy by Mandriva. Mandriva believes that cloud computing should put the customers??? data privacy and ownership first. Data collected through CloudPulse is hosted on servers located in France and is not transferred to any third party.

???Mandriva CloudPulse offers a real choice to the SMB sector by providing a strong solution and real data backup and privacy. CloudPulse is the first product that carries Mandriva’s vision and values for cloud computing”, explained by Jean-Manuel Croset, CEO, Mandriva S.A.

More information on CloudPulse as well as our pricing plans are available here: http://www.mandriva.com/en/pro/pulse/cloud

About Mandriva :
Mandriva, formerly known as Mandrakesoft, is the publisher of Mandriva Linux, an easy-to-use and innovative operating system. It is one of the most popular Linux editions in the world. Dedicated to making open source technologies accessible to all users, the company offers a full range of products and services to individuals, enterprises and government organizations. Mandriva products are available online in 80 languages and in more than 140 countries through dedicated channels. Headquartered in Paris, France, the company is publicly traded on the Euronext Marche Libre. More information is at http://www.mandriva.com

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