Macmillan USA and MandrakeSoft Join Forces to Enhance Linux Marketplace

Macmillan USA and MandrakeSoft have announced a strategic, long-term agreement whereby Macmillan will be the exclusive retail distributor of the English version of the Linux-Mandrake operating system in several countries. The partnership aims to maintain Macmillan's leadership position in the retail distribution channel and enhance the Linux marketplace by providing continuously improved ease-of-use and the latest technology updates. The collaboration will also involve branding efforts, trade shows, Linux User Group involvement, and marketing and promotional activities.