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Re: Swap Distribution



on Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 11:39:38PM +0000, Colin Watson (cjwatson@debian.org) wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 09:56:37PM +0200, Juha Ylitalo wrote:
> > Most common reply to this kind of comments is that you can always buy
> > similar support for Debian, but www.debian.org/consultants doesn't list
> > any big companies like IBM, etc. that could guarantee global support.
> > Even www.progeny.com, which probably has some kind of support for
> > Debian, doesn't have any figures which system administrator could use
> > for making some rough calculations on expected expenses, when they make
> > purchase orders. For these reasons, redhat.com provides convening
> > one-stop service point, where you can purchases all that you need for
> > next x years.
> 
> Right, but that's Red Hat's business model, so obviously they're going
> to give you the figures. They aren't doing it out of the kindness of
> their hearts ...
> 
> If somebody actually set up full scale enterprise-style global support
> for Debian, then we'd be happy to link to them, and probably help them
> in any way feasible.

HP?

    http://www.infoworld.com/article/03/12/04/HNhpdebian_1.html
    InfoWorld: HP to expand Debian GNU/Linux support: December 04, 2003


Peace.

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