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Mandriva aims its Linux at Mexican enterprises

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France-based Mandriva Linux and a local partner, Datacomms-Genesys, on Dec. 21 established a subsidiary company -- Mandriva Mexico -- to market its desktop and server operating systems in the Central American country. The office will be located at Datacomms-Genesys' complex in Mexico City.

Recent research indicates that about 34 percent of servers in Mexico will be Linux-based by 2009.

Mandriva Mexico plans to focus on three key initiatives:

* Developing a nationwide support network
* Offering training events for organizations, people, and associates
* Making Mandriva products available through Mexican OEMs and VARs

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