Mandriva 2006 to be the first Linux Desktop to offer built-in online music service feature through Mindawn
Mandriva, the publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, and The Kompany, the creator of Mindawn, a Linux-friendly online music and video service, today announced their partnership to provide customers with built-in software to take advantage of legitimate digital content using Mandriva Linux 2006. Thanks to the collaboration between the two companies, Mandriva Linux 2006 users can access high quality music and video files at http://www.mindawn.com .
Mandriva to participate in NEPOMUK, a €17 million project aimed at creating a Social Semantic Desktop
Paris, February 16th - Mandriva, the publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, today announced that its EDGE-IT subsidiary has won a seat in the NEPOMUK Social Semantic Desktop project, funded under the European Union's Sixth Framework Programme. The total project budget is €17 million, of which €1.8 million are reserved to EDGE-IT. Funding from the EU represents 50% of the budget. Major partners of the project includes DFKI, SAP, Thales, and IBM (full list available online, see project website below).
Mandriva to support IBM's initiative to offer free dataserver
Mandriva, the publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux operating system, today announced its support for IBM's move to allow the open source industry and community to freely access a new version of its industry leading enterprise dataserver, DB2. Mandriva considers IBM as one of the key builders of the momentum enjoyed by the open source development and distribution model. Mandriva will leverage the free version of DB2 -- Universal Database Express-C (DB2 Express-C) -- to allow enterprises to develop applications based on IBM's renowned dataserver technology.
Mandriva and Audaxis Join Forces to Offer Open Source ERP & CRM Solutions (ERP - Compiere)
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.