Open Source Enterprise: Could Complex Hosting help Adoption of Open Source in mission critical apps?

Logicworks, a provider of high-availability hosting solutions based in New York, yesterday announced the launch of its Channel Partner Program, designed to provide VARs and ISVs with a business tool to capitalize on the increasing rate of customer adoption of managed services.

Logiworks recently included a managed MySQL Enterprise database for the delivery of mission-critical applications, and at the present time is the only MySQL Enterprise Platinum Partner.

Gregg Kitaeff, Logicworks vice president of sales, said:

We structured this Partner Program to provide the channel community with the trust and commitment that is needed to be successful long-term. Our revenue model is reflective of our commitment to our channel partners and the incentives offered make this program one of the most attractive on the market. Logicworks guarantees the complex managed hosting and infrastructure so our channel partners can enable their customers to focus on the growth of their core businesses.

Will Logicworks help open source ISVs to better deliver SaaS version of their applications?

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