GroupLink and SUSE Partner for Academic Progress on Linux

Salt Lake City, UT – GroupLink® Corporation is pleased to announce a new partnership with SUSE® collaborating on software solutions, support training and materials for academic organizations on Linux.

GroupLink, a leading provider of help desk and related support software to academic organizations, offers its everything HelpDesk software and support for educational use including a free version available for schools, districts and higher education. GroupLink also provides help desk software for educational use and support training.

As a leading open source company, SUSE supports schools, higher learning institutions and the academic community in getting free access to extensive experience and knowledge for educational purposes. The SUSE Academic Program is offered as a simple way to provide SUSE technology, training materials and customized offerings in one standard program to qualifying academic institutions for teaching, curriculum and lab use.

A GroupLink and SUSE partnership demonstrates a unified focus on information technology education and support tools available to academic organizations including K-12 schools and districts, institutions of higher education, universities and colleges. These academic organizations can now bundle both programs, giving access to software packages, support offerings and training materials.

“This is an exciting opportunity for academic organizations to enjoy certified Linux and other SUSE certified software, training and materials along with the #1 Academic Help Desk Solution in the World, everything HelpDesk!”, says Mike Shepherd, GroupLink Vice President of Operations

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GroupLink Corporation services over 1,000 enterprise customers and 4,000 worldwide implementations from its US headquarters near Salt Lake City, Utah, and is the creator and provider of the popular “everything HelpDesk” product, used by districts serving millions of students. Whether deployed for K-12, Higher Education, Government, or other commercial organizations, GroupLink’s world class, best-practices on-premise, cloud-based and mobile-enabled software solutions feature key integration with SUSE Linux and other environments (i.e., Microsoft, Apple, Linux) and help customers automate and add intelligence to help desk, business & safety processes, enhance profitability, and lower total cost of ownership.

SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, software-defined infrastructure and application delivery solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 25 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services.

Media Contact:
Joe Nemrow
GroupLink Corporation
(801) 335-0700

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