NewsForge: Novell's Brainshare 2005: Day 2
Mar 22, 2005, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)
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"CEO Jack Messman kicked off Day 2 at Brainshare 2005 with a
confident keynote that recounted promises made last year, Novell's
execution of those, and a flurry of new product announcements. If
Novell is acting in desperation, as some have suggested of their
move to Linux, it doesn't show itself in their public face.
NewsForge also spent some time on the exhibition floor and a lot of
time in the press room, where Novell was conducting rapid-fire
one-on-one briefings for the media.
"The announcements included a partnership announcement with
JBOSS, Identity Management, the Open Source application ecosystem,
a program to validate stacks on Linux, enhancements and support
promises for GroupWise, a small business server, and cross-platform
management. All them revolve around Linux..."