Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced immediate availability of Adobe Reader 7.0 for the Linux operating system. With the availability of the company’s universal client software for Linux, Adobe now supports the ability to reliably view and print content across all major operating systems in the enterprise. Combined with Adobe LiveCycle(tm) server software, Adobe Reader 7.0 for Linux lets individuals participate in business processes and interact with many types of content more securely, both on- and off-line, inside and outside the firewall.
“The rate of adoption of the Linux operating system among enterprises worldwide - especially among government and financial services organizations - is increasing,” said Eugene Lee, vice president of product marketing, Intelligent Documents Business Unit at Adobe. “Our customers were asking for Adobe Reader 7.0 on Linux as they begin to support core enterprise applications at the desktop. Today’s announcement helps our customers continue to improve their business processes and workflows with more comprehensive, multi-platform support for the Intelligent Document Platform.”
“Adobe Reader is one of the primary tools Novell Linux Desktop customers use to collaborate with Windows users,” said Ed Anderson, vice president of product marketing for Novell’s platforms group. “In addition to Novell’s extensive enterprise experience and Linux ecosystem, having enterprise software vendors like Adobe join Novell in supporting the Linux desktop will continue to expand the choices and capabilities the Linux community can offer enterprise customers.”
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