LinuxPlanet: Novell To Launch 'Linux Awareness' Program Next Year
Nov 29, 2005, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In 2006, Novell will launch a 'Linux awareness' program meant
to migrate more customers, resellers, and development partners from
NetWare and Microsoft Windows to open source alternatives.
"This, according to Ed Anderson, VP of global marketing for
Novell's Linux and open source solutions. Unlike most of its
competitors, Novell currently sells both proprietary and Linux
software, Anderson said in an interview with LinuxPlanet. 'We have
mixed business models,' he added.
"Novell has no plans, at this point, of abandoning support for
either Windows or its long-time NetWare platform, Anderson
explained. But in a multifaceted program to take place next year,
Novell is due to become 'substantially more aggressive' about