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Techworld: Q&A: Novell CEO Touts Linux, Identity Products

Apr 27, 2005, 18:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Q: It's been about 14 months since Novell acquired SUSE Linux. In what ways has the acquisition helped the most?

"A:It allowed us to change the strategy of the company to focus on Linux and identity. We had the identity products in the house. But we weren't being very successful knocking on doors and trying to talk about identity. And now with Linux, we get in the door to talk about Linux, and then we tell 'em about our identity products and they say, 'Oh, I didn't know you did that...'"

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