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eWEEK: Novell Drives Home Linux

Oct 07, 2002, 20:30 (18 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)

"Novell Inc. is breaking from tradition and quietly working to add Linux throughout its product and service lines. The move is part of a new multiplatform strategy that de-emphasizes its NetWare-centric vision.

"Largely in response to customer demand, the network software stalwart has reorganized its engineering units to establish a new group, known internally as the Cross Platform Network Services Group. The leader of the group is Paul Feldman, former head of the company's Networking Services and Solutions Group, which included NetWare.

"While Linux support has already been built into some Novell products and solutions, the efforts have largely been piecemeal. The goal now is to make all Novell products run on Linux or be Linux-enabled..."

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