Dell (DELL) will expand the product line of its Linux series desktop computer by pre-installing Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 software on its OptiPlex 755 and OptiPlex 330 computers in China.
Dell plans to bring these two types of computer to the market by the end of this year. Novell will offer free 60-day phone based technical support to the two types of computer.
Zhang Xianmin, president of Novell East Asia, says that by combining SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop's stability, flexibility and safety with the top quality and innovation of Dell, they will bring users powerful Linux based products so that they can realize a seamless connection between their OptiPlex computers and computers with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. Zhang believes that the cooperation with Dell will bring a great impact to China's domestic PC and Linux industry as well and drive the innovation of the related industries.