Mandriva Press Release Raises More Questions

Mandriva S.A. issued a press release to announce the restructuring of its core business organization. While specifics were still not given, the main message did come through: Mandriva will survive, in some fashion, for a while anyway.

The statement said that Mandriva was important to several organizations, and thus, members of these organizations would be joining the Mandriva Board of Directors. This perhaps explains the new long term structuring and future distribution of Mandriva – which was explained as, “Mandriva Linux will be distributed exclusively by a sales and integrated IT network” and “OEM partnerships.” New board member Jean-Noël de Galzain, President of IF Research said, “The company will focus first on its profitability and the promotion of a new commercial dynamic based on a range of innovative products offered through a channel of Value Added Resellers,” but specific strategies would be revealed at the next board meeting.

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