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Re: What do SMEs and consultants want from the debian project?

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 09:56:29PM +0530, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
> > 1. what prevents SMEs from using debian more?
> Lack of "Enterprise" Support. So what is enterprise support?
> Typically, back-porting of items that interest the enterprise.
> Similarly, inclusion of items that interest the enterprise. Items could
> be: Code, Patches, New Features etc.

How about SLAs?

> > 2. what could the debian project offer to consultants to help you
> > to help more companies to use debian more?
> Can Debian be listed under various [HS]CLs of these vendors? They need a
> single body to talk to and try to influence their interest. And that
> doesn't always align with Debian's interest.

Actually I doubt that Debian's interests are the biggest hurdle. Where is that
body you need? And who's going to finance it?


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