SOURCE: Xandros, Inc.

January 24, 2007 10:22 ET

New Xandros Desktop - Professional Box Now Shipping

New Xandros Desktop - Professional Provides Business Alternative to Windows With Enhanced Network Integration, Advanced 3D, Bluetooth Wireless and Desktop Search

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 24, 2007 -- Xandros, the leading provider of easy-to-use Linux solutions, today announced that the "Xandros Desktop - Professional" box product is now shipping. Available as a download since December, the new enterprise desktop features Bluetooth wireless support, desktop search and ISV support. It also provides seamless compatibility with Windows, Linux and UNIX networks including Windows domain authentication, plus support for logon scripts, group policy profiles and Microsoft Exchange. Xandros Desktop - Professional is available for a list price of USD 99.99.

Xandros Desktop - Professional is compatible with Windows servers, providing a secure, stable alternative to costly Windows desktop upgrades. Seamless integration into existing Windows-centric networks is provided through support of domain authentication, logon scripts, and group policy profiles. Enterprise-class features include seamless access to shared Windows folders and printers, the ability to write to Windows NTFS partitions, seamless Microsoft Exchange connectivity, support for third-generation HSDPA UMTS (3GSM) and mobile telecommunications, dual-core, SMP and hyper-threading support, and ready for mass deployment in enterprise settings via xDMS, Xandros Deployment and Management Server.

Xandros Desktop - Professional incorporates the latest industry standards including the Linux Standards Base (LSB) 3.1 and the OASIS OpenDocument format for global file compatibility. Integrated Portland 1.0 tools address the diverse needs of business clients by enabling third party software developers to integrate their applications regardless of the desktop deployed.

Xandros Desktop - Professional is priced at USD 99.99. For more information please visit

About Xandros

Xandros, Inc. is the leading provider of easy-to-use Linux alternatives to Windows. Founded in 2001, Xandros pioneered low cost, graphical operating systems that leverage existing skill sets and provide seamless compatibility with Microsoft Windows programs and networks. It has since expanded its Debian-based product line from standalone consumer desktops to end-to-end enterprise desktop, server, and management solutions featuring workflow automation and centralized, remote administration. The company is headquartered in New York with research and development facilities in Ottawa and Mumbai, and sales and support offices worldwide. For more information, please visit

Contact Information

  • Xandros Contact:
    Xenia von Wedel
    Terpin Communications Group
    Email Contact
    Customer service: 1-212-213-8083