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VNUnet: Novell retreats from OS war to regroup on the net

Feb 23, 2000, 03:34 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Karen Rollins, Charlene O'Hanlon)

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"Network vendor Novell stepped out of the server operating system ring last week and left Microsoft's Windows 2000 fighting versions of Unix and Linux."

"After years of defending its Netware OS against the vapourware Microsoft planned in the next version of NT, Novell has refocused its resources on a new battleground just as its rival opens its product to the public."

"Novell's shifted direction focuses primarily on its Novell Directory Services (NDS), now called e-Directory, and outlines plans to make NDS the basis for advanced ebusiness applications. It also includes scaleable business platforms that address security and power for all types of networks, across all environments, including Netware, Windows NT, Solaris, Unix and Linux."

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