Novell Drops Standalone Netware, Users React
Mar 23, 2004, 14:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli, Matt Hamblen)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
eWeek: Novell to Drop Standalone NetWare
"While Novell remains completely committed to its flagship
NetWare network operating system, that product will cease to exist
as a standalone product offering from the end of this year.
"Jack Messman, Novell's CEO and chairman, told reporters in a
question and answer session following his keynote address at the
BrainShare conference here on Monday that the NetWare brand was not
off its radar screen..."
Computerworld: Linux Push Breathes New Life Into Novell for
Some IT Execs
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
" Attendees at Novell Inc.'s BrainShare conference this week
will hear more product announcements related to the company's Linux
strategy, but the bigger news may be the smiling faces of Novell
officials and many users.
"The reason: After suffering through a protracted period of
decline, Novell and its flagship NetWare technology have acquired
new life following the company's purchases of Linux software
vendors Ximian Inc. and SUSE Linux AG, several users and analysts