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French Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Choose Mandriva

Tuesday July 03 2007

The French Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries chooses Mandriva Corporate Server 4.0 for its servers.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries chose to migrate its local servers (about 400 machines) from Windows NT Server to Mandriva Corporate Server 4.0, within two years.

This migration comes with a complete range of personalized services (training and support). Mandriva was chosen to provide these services which will continue over a period of 18 months and will potentially involve more than 200 people in the ministry.

Corporate Server 4.0 was launched in September 2006 and is Mandriva's enterprise-level server solution. It enables the deployment of servers in just a few minutes - in any type of environment - providing enterprises and other large organizations with a simple, open and innovative distribution.

"We are delighted to have won this invitation to tender. This success validates our French public enterprises strategy and confirm the quality of CS4," said Francois Bancilhon, CEO of Mandriva.

You can find out more about Corporate Server 4 here.

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.

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