credativ announces OpenLogic partnership and broadens reach for Open Source support

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SAN DIEGO, California, 27 January, 2010 — credativ, a global open source service and support company, announced today a partnership with OpenLogic, Inc., a provider of enterprise open source software solutions encompassing hundreds of open source packages.


OpenLogic provides enterprises with open source support, provisioning and governance solutions to safely and efficiently leverage open source software. OpenLogic gives enterprises the choice, confidence, and control necessary to mitigate open source risks while maximizing cost savings.


Together, credativ and OpenLogic will:


  • Offer credativ's in-depth third level support to OpenLogic's customers in Europe through credativ’s support centres in the UK and Germany.

  • Broaden credativ's global reach to enterprises requiring the benefits of OpenLogic’s Linux CentOS (OpenLogic announced full enterprise support of CentOS in December 2009) and the 500+ open source packages already certified by OpenLogic’s 42 point certification process.


“OpenLogic already serves a number of Fortune 500 global clients. This partnership with credativ significantly strengthens our ability to serve these customer in Europe,” said Steve Grandchamp, CEO of OpenLogic.


credativ is uniquely positioned as a global, independent provider of deep technical expertise in a wide variety of open source technologies,” said Joe Conway, president of credativ US. “Our partnership with OpenLogic will allow us to assist organisations already benefiting from OpenLogic's enterprise offerings to expand their successful use of open source software.”


About credativ

Founded in 1999, credativ is an independent consulting and services company which operates from Germany, the U.K., Canada, and the U.S. With a large team of experts in open source software, credativ offers a vast knowledge base that can be tapped into by its clients. The company focuses on the service and support of open source software with a comprehensive range of services, including open source consulting, architectural and technical advice, open source software development, open source training, and personalized support. credativ is “Your One-Stop Shop for Open Source Support” TM. For more information see


About OpenLogic

OpenLogic is a leading provider of open source solutions that enable enterprises to safely acquire, support, and control open source software. OpenLogic provides enterprises with a certified library of open source software that encompasses hundreds of the most popular open source packages via OpenLogic Exchange (OLEX), a free web site where companies can find, research, and download certified, enterprise-ready open source packages on demand. With the broadest open source coverage in the industry, OpenLogic offers indemnification, updates and enterprise-grade technical support, backed by the OpenLogic Expert Community. OpenLogic also provides solutions for open source governance and to automate the integration and deployment of open source components - reducing the risk and maximizing the cost savings associated with using open source software. For more on OpenLogic, go to




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