"A pair of Novell executives Wednesday touted the company's
recent financial performance, but questions during the press
conference at Cebit in Hanover, Germany, focused more on
Microsoft's recent, high-profile pledge to improve interoperability
and shore up its relationship with the open source community.
"Microsoft and Novell entered into a wide-ranging partnership in
late 2006, which has seen the companies collaborate on
interoperability and sales support for customers who want to run
both Windows and Novell's SUSE Linux..."