Enterprise Linux Today: Novell moves towards open source NDS
Sep 28, 2000, 20:07 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Linux distributor Red Hat has chosen Novell's NDS as the
directory platform for its new Red Hat Network service."
"The move represents Novell's first tentative step to open
source its crown jewels."
"Speaking at the Networld + Interop trade show in Atlanta this
week, Novell chief executive Eric Schmidt revealed that the company
frequently discusses whether or not to give away NDS, but is so far
"Open source won't work for certain components of NDS, because
of the way it's sold," said Schmidt. But Novell's announcement with
Red Hat is a step in the open source direction, he added."