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Did Novell Just Die?

Jan 17, 2008, 22:45 (6 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"Okay, the headline is a bit dramatic. But the Sun-MySQL business combo makes The VAR Guy wonder: Will Novell wake up and start buying open source application providers... or is Novell doomed to repeat the exact same mistakes it made in the 1990s? Alas, Novell in 2008 looks a lot like Novell from a decade ago. That's not good. Here's why.

"In the early 1990s, Novell NetWare held nearly 70 percent of the network operating system market. But that market share plummeted because NetWare missed out on the huge server application wave..."

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