LinuxWorld: Market’s “Largest Linux Vendor” is Now Novell

“‘2004 will be the year of Linux,’ says Richard Seibt. As the
former CEO of SuSE, now joining Novell to continue managing SUSE
LINUX as President, he ought to know.

“‘Novell’s global sales and support channels provide tremendous
new avenues to get Linux–and especially SUSE LINUX–to market,’
Seibt explains. ‘Leveraging open source in your enterprise just got
a whole lot easier,’ he adds.

“In a statement made today, Novell reminded the world that there
is another Linux show about to drop, in the form of a $50 million
injection from IBM now that the SUSE acquisition is complete: the
closing of the SUSE LINUX acquisition, the statement said,
‘fulfills conditions for the $50 million investment by IBM in
Novell announced Nov. 4…'”


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