TITLE

LINSPIRE EXPANDS WITH BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
UNIX Update;Jan2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Linspire Inc. has partnered with Business International to bring Linspire's desktop Linux operating system to the Middle East and African markets. According to Linspire CEO Kevin Carmony, the partnership will significantly increase the company's penetration into this very important emerging markets. Mohamad Jarrar, Business International CEO, noted that the goal is to address the digital divide in emerging regions by providing inexpensive, easy-to-use Linux-based operating system for home, school, and business users. In addition, they mutually agreed to start development efforts on an Arabic edition of Linspire in 2007.
ACCESSION #
23549862

 

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