"Speaking at an IP Expo seminar in London, Novell's Microsoft
alliance director Steve Harris and Microsoft's strategic
partnerships chief Michael Croney said the results of the
virtualisation-centric arrangement had exceeded expectations.
""Microsoft has sold $220m [£137m] worth of Suse Linux
subscriptions for Novell," Croney said in the seminar, referring to
the element of the Microsoft-Novell pact whereby Microsoft paid
Novell $240m for subscriptions it intended to resell to its