"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."