"We are seeing a growing interest in Linux by small and medium size businesses," By creating an offering that is easy to explain, deliver and support, solution providers, previously apprehensive of taking on a new operating system, can now build their Linux practice, and gain new customers."said Gordon Ratcliffe - GM Novell Middle East.
"Our partners were telling us that their mid-market customers want to deploy open source, but that they need a packaged Linux solution more tailored to their needs,," "This new offering delivers a compelling, easy to deploy solution that gives small and medium sized businesses a boost by getting the technology, skills and support they need to drive real business value from open source." He added.
Small and medium sized businesses look to local-based solution providers for IT advice and support. With open source, solution providers have the opportunity to increased their value to these organizations, providing an integrated Linux technology, support and training offering, Novell gives its channel partners a solution that is easy to explain, deliver and support for their customers.
Novell is raising the bar towards the mid-market and giving its partners a really powerful tool with this integrated Linux solution that includes a full package of media with technical support and training. This provides companies with everything they need to help their customers to be even more successful with their Linux strategies.