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OSWeekly: Can Novell Make the Sale?

Nov 14, 2006, 22:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

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"Recently, Novell made a statement that could've given them some grief. In an online publication Computer Business Review Online, Novell was apparently quoted as stating that Vista would cost $300 more than their SuSE option. What Novell appears to have missed is a seemingly long list of Vista licenses with a number of price ranges. To add insult to injury, it appears the page containing the quote has since been pulled down.

"That aside, the real question will be whether or not Novell's message of a 'more cost effective enterprise alternative' will be reaching a big enough audience? Not only that, but is it entirely accurate as a message anyway...?"

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