Linuxcare Launches Custom Solution Service for Linux-Based Businesses

Linuxcare Inc., a recognized leader in providing comprehensive services for Linux, has announced its Custom Solution Service. This service is the first comprehensive service and support program that enables businesses to build market share with their own branded, optimized Linux solutions. The program works seamlessly with Linuxcare's pioneering Global Support Infrastructure to allow original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and independent software vendors (ISVs) to stay ahead of competition and bring branded Linux solutions quickly to market. The Custom Solution Service takes full advantage of the open availability of Linux and Open Source code. After assessing a customer's application requirements, experts from Linuxcare Labs construct, install and certify the custom solution. Linuxcare also supplies all the technical and support service necessary for quick entry into the Linux arena. In addition, Linuxcare provides a full security audit, applies the latest available security patches, and employs the most current, tested Open Source drivers to support full functionality of components included in the target system. The Custom Solution Service is supported by a year of engineering support for the installation, along with ongoing updates, security patches and bug fixes. Program participants also receive discounts on Linuxcare services such as application porting, support and training. Partners and customers across a variety of industries have recognized the tremendous business value that customized Linux solutions offer.