It was only a matter of time before the enterprise Linux desktop market started to get its due credit, IMHO. Note, that while today’s announcement with Lenovo and Novell is related to a PRE-LOAD of Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop has been a certified and supported Linux platform for notebooks and desktops from the major hardware manufacturers for quite a while now…

…and there have even been several lesser-known brands (white box) and other web sites willing to pre-load SLED for you. Read the original October 2006 press release here. What other organizations have I missed (big or small)? Let’s get them all listed here if we can… (ie, post a comment)

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