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LinuxWorld Australia: Only Novell to Get Linux Sales Perk

Nov 13, 2006, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Elizabeth Montalbano)

"A week after Microsoft struck a broad Linux pact with Novell, Microsoft executives made claims that they are open to considering making similar deals with Linux vendor Red Hat and other open-source companies.

"But one term of the deal with Novell means Microsoft can't offer other companies the same benefits it is offering Novell: sales support that includes the distribution of 70,000 coupons for Linux maintenance and support to customers that want to run both Windows and Linux in their environments..."

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