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Mandriva and Audaxis Join Forces to Offer Open Source ERP & CRM Solutions (ERP - Compiere)

Tuesday January 31 2006:

Mandriva, the publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, and Audaxis, provider of ERP implementation and business consulting services, today announced their partnership to offer to small and medium businesses open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) & CRM solutions based on Compiere, a leading open source ERP & CRM application.

Mandriva and HP launch new computers pre-loaded with Mandriva Linux 2006 in 37 Countries in Latin America

Wednesday January 18 2006:

Mandriva selected by HP as "Preferred Linux Partner for Latin America;" Mandriva Linux 2006 optimized and certified for HP machines

Mandriva, publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, today announced a new partnership with HP to distribute HP computers pre-loaded with Mandriva Linux 2006 to 37 countries in Latin America. As part of the agreement, Mandriva has been named the "Preferred Linux Partner for Latin America" and Mandriva Linux 2006 has been optimized and certified for HP machines. The companies will work together on sales, support and marketing in all Latin American territories, including Brazil, Argentina and Mexico.

Mandriva Appoints David Barth Worldwide VP Engineering ()

Monday January 09 2006:

Former CTO of leading open source system integrator to spearhead Mandriva's worldwide technology strategy.

January 9th 2006 - Mandriva today announced the appointment of David Barth as Worldwide VP Engineering. David will oversee Mandriva's effort to bring to market the innovations and infrastructure applications that enterprises expect.

David Barth

Prior to joining Mandriva, David was CTO at IdealX, a leading European system integrator specializing in customized solutions for large corporations and government agencies. David has spent the last five years driving large-scale open source projects for enterprise and public sector customers. He brings to Mandriva more than 10 years of experience in Linux and open source software development and deployment. His key achievements include working extensively with the Samba community to convince more enterprises to move to open source and contribute developer time to the improvment of the software.

Mandriva and Skype Partner to Provide High-Quality Voice Calling Over the Internet Using Linux

Wednesday December 21 2005:

December 21st, 2005 -- Mandriva, publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, announced today that the Mandriva 2006 Linux operating system integrates software from Skype to add free voice calling over the Internet capabilities. Mandriva Linux 2006 offers out-the-box use of Skype's popular application.

Netcell Revolution Storage Processor Certified with Mandriva 2006 and Corporate products

Thursday December 15 2005:

Partnership Strengthens Storage Processing in Linux with "driverless" installation and interoperability of Netcell's Revolution SPU based RAID adapter cards with Mandriva 2006, Corporate Desktop, and Server Products

San Jose, CA - December 14th, 2005 - Netcell Corporation, the technology leader in storage processing, and Mandriva Inc., publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, today announced full lab certification for cards based upon the Netcell Revolution storage processor. The Mandriva 2006, and Corporate Desktop and Server products, offer the ultimate in Linux for a wide array of computing requirements, from multimedia, home office, workstations, and corporate desktop and servers.

Mandriva and NEC Computers to deliver joint solutions for the Education and Public markets

Thursday December 15 2005:

December 15th, Mandriva, the number one European Linux publisher, and NEC Computers, one of Europe's leading hardware manufacturers, announce an agreement to develop joint solutions allowing customers to benefit from NEC's innovative products and Mandriva's easy-to-use operating systems. Mandriva and NEC will work together on hardware certifications as well as on building a program addressing the needs of the corporate, education and public markets.

Mandriva and Lacie Introduce GlobeTrotter 2.0, an 80GB Portable Linux Desktop

Thursday November 24 2005:
  • Bus-powered USB drive with pre-loaded specific Mandriva Linux version

  • Best for Linux users who want a portable Linux desktop

  • New for Windows users who want to test Linux without modifying their OS

November 24th, 2005 - Today Mandriva and LaCie introduce a mobile USB hard drive pre-loaded with a specially tuned version of the award-winning Mandriva Linux operating system: the GlobeTrotter2.0 in 40GB or 80GB. Combined with the power and unique design of LaCie hardware, GlobeTrotter allows users to turn any computer into their personal Linux desktop. Following the introduction of first-generation GlobeTrotters by Mandriva last year in Europe, LaCie received significant response and will now offer this second-generation GlobeTrotter through its own worldwide dealer network.

Worldwide Install Party: Mandriva to rally its community of users in 65 towns across the globe, on November 19

Tuesday November 15 2005:

30 towns from China and Brazil will participate in the event.
Mandriva, the number one European Linux publisher, will gather its community of users across the globe during a worldwide install party on Saturday, November 19th.
Following the release of Mandriva Linux 2006, Mandriva is mobilizing its network of Linux User Groups (LUGs). Free community installation sessions will take place around the world. Major participating locations include the United States, Brazil, Canada, China, Moroco, and the island of Reunion.
More than 60 cities are involved, including a dozen in China and 15 in Brazil.

Mandriva releases 2006 convergence products, extends innovation (Overview)

Friday October 14 2005:

October 13th, 2005: In accordance with its commitment to empowering users worldwide with the most innovative Linux operating system, Mandriva today released Mandriva 2006. The new version of the company's flagship product merges pioneer technologies from Conectiva and Lycoris, as well as spanning for the first time a one-year release cycle.

Mandriva announces the availability of a Dell Laptop pre-loaded With Mandriva Linux for students in France

Monday September 19 2005:

September, 26th. Mandriva, the number one European Linux publisher, today announces the availability of a Dell Laptop pre-loaded With Mandriva Linux.
Dell is leveraging its Custom Factory Integration capabilities to offer French students from Universities an “n-series” Latitude 110L notebook with a Linux-based OS called Mandriva.

The Latitude 110Ln with the Linux-based operating system is limited to a French Ministry of Education program available only to students in universities.

This is a France-only offering and the direct model allows Dell to customize localized solutions based on customer needs.

The association - a first for the two companies - represents a milestone in Mandriva's effort to make Linux even more accessible to customers, thanks to large OEM deals. Mandriva also counts HP in its portfolio of leading manufacturers.