Linux software vendor Red Hat Asia-Pacific has announced its expansion in the Australian market with the appointment of ACA Pacific as an official distributor of Red Hat software, support and training services.
The Melbourne-based distributor is excited about the prospects of the new partnership.
"We are really excited about the opportunity to become more involved in the Unix market," ACA Pacific's marketing manager, Debra Papworth, said.
ACA Pacific will distribute the full range of Red Hat Linux 6.2 including the office version of the operating system on CD-ROM, with a full guarantee, printed manuals and the choice support programs.
ACA Pacific will also be selling training courses that include Red Hat Certificated Engineers (RHCE), Introduction to Linux, Red Hat Linux System Administration and Red Hat Linux Networking and Security Administration.
"As a company specialising in storage technology and document image processing, Red Hat's Linux makes an important and logical addition to our range of products as we rekindle our position in the Unix market," Papworth said.
"Red Hat's Linux is an ideal fit for us as we like to select the best products in the market, and integrate them as a total IT solution for our customers."With a strong network of 5000 resellers, ACA Pacific distributes Red Hat Linux and other products from vendors such as Veritas, Quantum, Legato, Seagate, Imation, Kodak, Fujitsu and Canon. The company also provides consulting services to their clients in the field of data storage management.