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Features of the MandrakeSoft ISV Program

ISV Program Features

1. Technical assistance

- to ensure the optimal performance of your application with Mandriva Linux.

  • Documentation for technical assistance

  • Software certification

  • Free compatibility verification and "validated for Mandriva Linux" title to be freely published with the product in any media

  • Participation in our beta programs

2. Advertising and promotional resources

- to build visibility for your product.

  • Product listing in our on-line Solution directory

  • Link from Mandriva's web site

  • Ready for Mandriva Linux Partner logo

  • Advertising in our newsletters

  • Advertising on Mandriva Club web sites

  • Product demonstration page on Mandriva's web sites

3. Marketing assistance

- to launch your Linux product.

  • Insertion of an evaluation version of your software into Mandriva's distribution

  • Sales leads

  • On-line distribution of your software in Mandriva Store

  • Sales promotions

4. Partner Resources

- to build a professional relationship.

  • Password access to Mandriva's Partner Web

  • Participation in Joint events

  • Free NFR software of latest Mandriva Linux

  • Discounts on Mandriva's products

For details and other opportunities please .

Program Requirements

1. Enrollment

please fill out our on-line registration form (time requirement is around 10-15 minutes) or .

2. Build your RPM package

You have to create a Mandriva optimized version of your software in RPM format.

3. Self Certification

You have to test your application on Mandriva Linux 9.1 and fill out our Self Certification suite, later to be validated by our technical team.

4. Partner agreement

You have to endorse Mandriva Linux as a reference and agree to display our partner logo.