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Mandriva: Nine Priorities for Mandriva Incoming CEO

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As everybody^wnobody know, Hervé YAHI is no longer the CEO of Mandriva. So I decide to rip off an article from The VAR Guy to issue an open letter to the Mandriva direction. So here are 9 priorities for the new Mandriva staff :

1. A New Community: Sure, Mandriva has a strong open source community. And ??? will should work to strengthen that community, especially when seeing the clashes between Mandriva and its community. Still the new staff needs to strengthen a different type of community — a Mandriva business ecosystem that includes hardware and software partners, service providers, channel partners and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers).

2. Strengthen the Server Story: To date, Mandriva is known mostly as a desktop and mobile operating system, with relatively strong market share in the netbook market. But Mandriva recently launched its Mandriva Enterprise Server 5 and Pulse 2. Meanwhile, ???? offers some support of MES — as do upstarts like ??? and ???. But Mandriva needs more server partners… And whenever a noteworthy customer embraces Mandriva Enterprise Server, Mandriva needs to get the word out.

3. Show CloudCluster/Grid Success or Mobile success:

Rest here

Hervé Yahi gone already!

He was just appointed earlier this year.

"Hervé Yahi brings over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He will be responsible for overall operations, business development, marketing and sales. Hervé Yahi has led the successful turnaround, deployment and merger of a number of Software/Services companies."

So now what is going to happen?

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