SAN DIEGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lindows, Inc. announced the opening of
its Mexico office to better service the company's desktop Linux business in
Latin America. The new office located in Mexico City will work with system
builders, resellers, OEMs, business partners, and the retail channel to
provide comprehensive sales, marketing and service support for the company's
growing customer base.
"If the demand continues to grow in developing economies for affordable
desktop computers, alternative operating systems like Linux should play an
increasing role," said Larry Kettler, vice president of worldwide sales for
Lindows, Inc. "The Mexico City office plays an important role in our global
sales strategy as we continue to tap into international markets and
specifically build our business in Latin America."
A Spanish version of Linspire is now available pre-loaded on Seagate
Barracuda hard drives. Given the company is expanding its presence in Latin
America, the Mexico City office will provide sales, marketing and customer
support to the region. The Mexico office will also dedicate additional
resources to major accounts including Elektra, Mexico's largest consumer
electronics retailer. The PC Elektra running the LinspireEspanol operating
system, is Elektra's top selling computer, sold in over 800 stores throughout
LinspireEspanol is an affordable and robust operating system that delivers
the power, stability and cost-savings of Linux with the ease of a windows
environment. After installing LinspireEspanol with a few clicks of their
mouse, desktop users are offered web browsing, email, instant messaging and
games. For schools and businesses, a complete office suite including word
processing, spreadsheet and presentation program software are available.
Visit www.linspire.com/espanol for a complete description and to view a demo
The new office in Mexico City includes a core team of sales and marketing
executives to support the Linspire family of products. The office is located
at Insurgentes Sur No. 1685, Col. Guadalupe Inn, Mexico 01020, D.F., and can
be reached by phone at 5615-6281 or fax at 5598-5534.
To retrieve further information in Spanish about the company, Linspire,
contact information, FAQs, tutorials, or where to buy, please visit
For further information, please contact Ellie Sanchez of Lindows, Inc.,
+1-858-587-6700, ext. 263, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Linspire is an affordable Linux-based operating system, designed
specifically for desktop and laptop computers in homes, schools and
businesses. Linspire uses proprietary CNR technology that allows the
installation, updating and management of hundreds of software programs usually
with just one click. The Linspire operating system is also offered in Spanish
(www.linspire.com/espanol) and Japanese (www.linspire.com/livedoor). Those
who are interested in becoming authorized resellers of Linspire should visit
www.linspire.com/reseller, or www.linspire.com/builder if interested in
selling computers pre-loaded with Linspire.
We are located at 9333 Genesee Ave., 3rd floor, San Diego, CA, 92121
Linspire is a trademark. Copyright (C) 2004. All rights reserved
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