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Novell Attacks Red Hat With Linux Migration Offer

Nov 12, 2008, 16:04 (8 Talkback[s])

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"Attacking Red Hat: Novell took 3 percent market share from Red Hat last year without any formalized programs in place, Steinman claims. With this new initiative in place, Novell hopes to take another 3 percent to 5 percent market share from Red Hat in 2009, he adds.

"Seeking Microsoft Channel Partners: Moving customers from Red Hat to Novell SUSE Linux is not a direct sales play. Rather, Novell is seeking to recruit and train Microsoft solutions providers that can accelerate migrations from Red Hat to Novell."

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