When it comes to Linux, most U.S. headlines involve Canonical, Novell or Red Hat. But another Linux distribution — from Mandriva S.A. of Paris, France — is making a name for itself in the global IT channel. Consider this: More than 2,000 IT partners have lined up to back Mandriva, up from about 1,200 in 2007.
Read the full thing at http://www.thevarguy.com/2008/12/16/mandriva-linux-attracts-2000-partners/
As I've said before, there is hype, then there are facts...