"Depending on how you look at it, Novell's Open Enterprise
Server is either more of the same old stuff, or a major
breakthrough in how advanced services can be built to run on a
variety of base operating system kernels.
"Based on our Clear Choice Test of OES, we think it's a major
breakthrough in Novell's long-stated intention to marry its
directory and administrative applications to Linux. OES layers a
highly competitive directory service onto Linux, provides decidedly
evolved administrative and management components and offers very
good, egalitarian client support..."