Linux SMB Server Firm Signs Ingram Micro as Distributor

By Steven Vaughan-Nichols  |  Posted 2006-11-03 Print this article Print

Collax, a developer of Linux servers for SMBs, has just inked a U.S. distribution deal with Ingram Micro. (Linux-Watch)

Collax, developer of Linux servers for small and growing businesses, has announced an agreement with Ingram Micro as its first U.S. distributor. This is a major step forward for the German-born company, which is in the process of moving to a U.S-based headquarters and the American markets. Ingram Micro, one of the worlds largest distributors, will play a powerful role in whether Collax is successful or not.
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Ingram will handle Collax product aggregation and distribution, while working together with Collax to generate leads and create new opportunities for channel solution providers. Collax offers both hardware server appliances, as well as the new software-only Collax Business Server for SMBs (small-to-medium sized businesses). The company has two goals—slim its Linux down to include only the best-of-breed server application; and make both the operating system and applications as easy to manage as possible, through the use of a unified web-based console. Read the full story on Linux-Watch: Linux SMB Server Firm Signs U.S. Distributor Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest open-source news, reviews and analysis.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols is editor at large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, Vaughan-Nichols worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects. Since then, he's focused on covering the technology and business issues that make a real difference to the people in the industry.

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