What is in a name for SuSE?

Summary:A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, wrote Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet. But will you love SuSE as I love SuSE once she goes by her married name of Novell?

SuSE Linux

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, wrote Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet.

But will you love SuSE as I love SuSE once she goes by her married name of Novell?(Illustration from Amazon.DE, in SuSE's former home.)

Good question. For now, Novell has decided to label enterprise distributions of its open source software as Novell, and to push versions for single users under the SuSE brand.

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Topics: Enterprise Software

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Dana Blankenhorn has been a business journalist since 1978, and has covered technology since 1982. He launched the Interactive Age Daily, the first daily coverage of the Internet to launch with a magazine, in September 1994.

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