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IT-Director: Netware Sales Rise as Novell Recovery Continues

Aug 23, 1999, 21:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"...20 percent increase in revenues... attributed to Novell Directory Services (NDS), and other directory-related software and services. They also include strong sales of Internet Protocol-based NetWare 5. ...Novell introduced its Single Sign-on product and to market is the first of an important series of security management products..."

"Novell... continues to profit from its dominant directory technology, which is gradually locking Windows 2000 out of the directory market. If the take-up of Windows 2000 is as slow as we are expecting then NDS may beat off the threat... from Microsoft. The sales of vanilla NetWare may have bottomed out, but... the low-end server market is now threatened by the growth of Linux."

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