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Exclusive Linux Desktop Offer for Education
Omni, Userful and Novell are pleased to announce that the "Free the Penguins" initiative has been extended to December 31st, 2008. You can still take advantage of this exciting offer to deploy your first lab of
Multi-station SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop systems free of charge.
Every university, college and K-12 school district in the world is entitled to a free 30-user Desktop Multiplier license (software valued at $2,970, hardware not included). More than 70 education customers from 29 US States and 10 countries have already taken us up on the offer, and the number grows daily. Based on the demand, Novell has offered 900 more free SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop licenses. Contact us immediately if you're interested in participating.
Over 20,000 Multi-station Linux Desktops have been deployed in more than 3,000 schools (view some of our Success Stories). We are confident that once you have given this low-cost, eco-friendly alternative to stand-alone Windows® desktops a try, you'll never want to go back!
Take advantage of this promotion to experience the next generation of Multi-station Desktop Virtualization for your school. Allow up to 10 students to share a single PC. Dramatically reduce your hardware, maintenance and infrastructure costs—while cutting down on e-waste and CO2 emissions.
Experience how Multi-station Linux Desktops stretch your IT budget and improve computer-to-student ratios. Leverage your existing hardware or contact us about our certified hardware bundle options.
Experience OpenOffice.org, Firefox®, Novell® GroupWise®, Evolution, instant messaging, photo and music management software plus hundreds of free Linux-based education applications available on the web.
Contact Omni for Your Free Licenses
Education institutions are invited to contact Omni for their free licenses at +1.780.423.4200 or via this
Email Form. Select "General Inquiry" as the topic and "Linux - Desktop Multiplier" as the product.
Please include answers to the following questions in your email:
Quick Start Installation Guide
Once you have received your free Desktop Multiplier and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop licenses,
review the step-by-step instructions to set up your systems.
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Get started early so you don't miss out!Systems must be deployed and licences retrieved by December 31st, 2008.