June 20, 2002

MandrakeSoft to provide Linux server software to French government

Gaël Duval writes: "As the result of an Open Bid process initiated by the French "Union des Groupements d'Achats Publics" (UGAP), MandrakeSoft has been awarded a contract to equip Linux server software to French government agencies and ministries. MandrakeSoft is a world leader in Linux and Free Software solutions.

This new contract enables MandrakeSoft to provide Linux software and related services to an increasing number of government agencies.

The UGAP contract is guaranteed for a two-year period. UGAP is the French procurement agency for more than 28,000 public establishments. The agency also provides services to private corporations that have public service missions. UGAP works with public establishments (such as schools, universities, town halls, research groups, etc.) to reduce costs by offering large-volume purchasing and by providing access to special products & services with partners such as MandrakeSoft."

All details are available at:
http://www.mandrakesoft.com/company/press/pr?n=/pr / usiness/2247.

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