Sailfish OS for partners

A perfect solution for partnering

The next generation Sailfish OS (Sailfish OS 2.0) offers great opportunities for partners who are looking to differentiation possibilities. With its previously unseen software integration capabilities, Sailfish OS gives partners more opportunities than other OSs can ever offer. We also have an open business model for various kinds of partnership possibilities.

Sailfish OS partnerhip models

Sailfish OS is an open source powered operating system, which is developed with a continuous integration model, with the aim to provide monthly software updates to all Sailfish OS users and licensing partners.

For different partners Sailfish OS offers:

  • Full OS licensing opportunity: the first licensing partner for Sailfish OS is Intex Technologies, India’s largest smartphone vendor
  • Regional licensing model: Sailfish OS is open for regional licensing and is suitable in particular for developing markets that are looking for to create independent and local digital economies
  • Content partnership: Sailfish 2.0 is designed to provide premium visibility in the UI for leading digital content providers and to enable OS level integration for mobile commerce. Partners like Times Internet’s Gaana music service and Snapdeal in India are already utilizing this opportunity.
  • Open business model for creativity: Sailfish OS is not tied to strict rules like the big OSs. We are always open to new business ideas.

Open industry invitation to the Sailfish OS alliance

We are inviting OEMs, ODMs, and leading internet, eCommerce, and content players to join the Sailfish OS alliance. By joining the alliance, partners will get a privileged license to Sailfish OS to build an own unique mobile offering, and to take full advantage of the flexibility and versatile features of Sailfish OS.

WE also invite regional internet leaders especially from Russia, India, China and Japan, which are large enough markets and have strong interest to build their independent mobile ecosystems.

Currently  we are working in close cooperation with leading software companies Tieto Corporation and The Qt Company to provide full-scale system integration and solution capabilities for partners in the development of Sailfish OS based mobile products.

I’m interested, what to do?

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