Linux Desktop Solution Supports 'Let's Play a Million' Campaign
EDMONTON, Canada—26 June 2007—Canada-based Omni Technology Solutions has teamed up with Novell South Africa, Userful, and Pinnacle Micro to provide the Linux desktop computers for the "Let's Play a Million" South African telethon on June 27, 2007. Each of the telethon locations will be equipped with a five-user SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. Using the Desktop Multiplier software, the single computer will allow five operators to work at the same time to enter pledges. The national telethon is a joint initiative of UNICEF, Supersport, the Department of Education of South Africa and five South African radio stations. The objective is to donate a million soccer balls to South African youth and promote child survival through sports and healthy living.
Omni delivers a portfolio of management, security, mobility, messaging and Linux desktop software products for enterprise users of Novell GroupWise, SUSE Linux, and mixed Novell and Microsoft networks. Omni is the exclusive worldwide distributor of the Desktop Multiplier software, powered by Userful, for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. www.omni-ts.com
Userful is the global developer, pioneer and industry leader in Multi-station Linux computing: the high-performance, low-cost alternative to thin clients. Userful's powerful software transforms standard PCs to support up to 10 simultaneous monitors, keyboards and users, and has brought affordable desktop computing to hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. www.userful.com
Director, Global Marketing and Channel Strategy
Omni Technology Solutions
Phone: +1 780-423-4200 Ext. 228
Marketing and Public Relations
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OEM Business Development Manager
Novell South Africa
Phone: 27 11 322 8300
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