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Red Hat and Bull Enter Into Global Agreement
LinuxworldUnited States, August 5, 2003
Bull becomes preferred provider of Red Hat Enterprise Linux solutions and services.
Supporting the Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system is a key element of Bull's strategy to offer open and cost effective environment for its IntelÃ‚Â® based lines of servers, together with solutions ranging from front to back-office.
"Working with Red Hat, Bull is pleased to bring a standards-based solution to the European market," said Danielle Asheuer, Marketing Director of Bull. "Bull has had a long history of involvement in international Open Source projects such as ATLAS, the Linux Test Project and JOnAS. In concert with Red Hat, Bull will be able to provide integrated, complete Open Source solutions based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JOnAS."
The Red Hat/Bull solution will be available on platforms based on IntelÃ‚Â® IA 32 processors or on the Itanium Processor Family. The Express5800â„¢ and NovaScaleâ„¢ servers will be preloaded with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. With their combined solutions, Red Hat and Bull plan to address the needs of global enterprise corporations and governments.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS was first in Red Hat's line of enterprise solutions. Released in May of 2002, Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS has been widely deployed in mission-critical infrastructures. Recently Red Hat introduced Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES and WS, for use on departmental servers and technical workstations.
"Bull has a reputation for delivering quality IT hardware products, especially in the European market" said Alex Pinchev, President of International Operations at Red Hat. "As we continue to move aggressively on our strategy of the global expansion of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, we are pleased to have Bull join us."
Red Hat and Bull plan to have a joint solution available by the end of 2003. For more information please visit http://www.bull.com.
Bull is an international group that specialises in designing, developing and implementing secure IT infrastructures. Bull is dedicated to helping customers transform their processes and infrastructures in order to take full advantage of information technology to drive their market growth. For more information visit http://www.bull.com.
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