October 2005
UNIX Update;Oct2005, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Novell and the China Standard Software Company (CS2C) have announced they would cooperate to develop both Linux server and Linus desktop offerings for the Chinese market as of October 2005. The announcement builds on the strategic partnership launched in April 2005, and will enable the further adoption of Linux in China. As a result, companies will be able to leverage the power of one of the leading Linux distributions, customized for the China market and backed by the support of Novell. Novell and CS2C will jointly test and deliver new Linux server and desktop products to Chinese users, backed by best-in-class technical support and a local capabilities. The two companies plan to strengthen ties in the future to promote open source technology and software development in China.


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