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
"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...'"