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OpenLogic Announces credativ Partnership and Broadens European Footprint for Open Source Support


BROOMFIELD, Colo. January 27, 2010 - OpenLogic, Inc., a provider of enterprise open source software solutions encompassing hundreds of open source packages, today announced a partnership with credativ, Europe's largest independent open source service and support company. credativ, founded in 1999, operates several service and support centers in the U.K., Germany and North America and is an active member of the Linux Foundation and The Open Source Consortium. Through the partnership, credativ will:

  • Strengthen OpenLogic's support in Europe and enable OpenLogic to offer in-depth third level support through credativ's support centers in the U.K. and Germany.
  • Provide global backstop support for OpenLogic's Linux CentOS (OpenLogic announced full enterprise support of CentOS in December 2009)
  • Provide additional global backstop support for the 500+ open source packages already certified by OpenLogic's 42 point certification process

"Europe is a leader in the use of open source software and is home to key open source innovators," said Joe Conway, president of credativ U.S. "Our partnership with OpenLogic will help many more organizations, including those in Europe, expand their successful use of open source software." "OpenLogic already serves a number of Fortune 500 global clients. This partnership with credativ significantly strengthens our ability to serve these customers in Europe," said Steve Grandchamp, CEO of OpenLogic.

About OpenLogic

OpenLogic is a leading provider of open source solutions that enable enterprises to safely acquire, support, and control open source software. OpenLogic provides enterprises with a certified library of open source software that encompasses hundreds of the most popular open source packages via OpenLogic Exchange (OLEX), a free web site where companies can find, research, and download certified, enterprise-ready open source packages on demand. With the broadest open source coverage in the industry, OpenLogic offers indemnification; updates; and enterprise-grade technical support backed by the OpenLogic Expert Community. OpenLogic also provides solutions for open source governance and to automate the integration and deployment of open source components — reducing the risk and maximizing the cost savings associated with using open source software. For more on OpenLogic, go to www.openlogic.com.

About credativ

Founded in 1999, credativ is an independent consulting and services company which operates from Germany, the U.K., Canada, and the U.S. With a large team of experts in open source software, credativ offers a vast knowledge base that can be tapped into by its clients. The company focuses on the service and support of open source software with a comprehensive range of services, including open source consulting, architectural and technical advice, open source software development, open source training, and personalized support. credativ is "Your One-Stop Shop for Open Source Support"TM. For more information see www.credativ.com.