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The Linux-Windows server interoperability pact, originally struck between Microsoft and Novell five years ago, will now run until the start of 2016
Uniting Church school St Leonard's College has in the past few months completed a sizable desktop migration to Microsoft's new flagship operating system Windows 7, in a roll-out that also saw its supporting server infrastructure switched from Novell NetWare to Windows Server 2008 R2.
Novell has released SuSE Linux Enterprise 11, both the Desktop (SLED) and Server (SLES) versions. I am interested in this distribution because SLED is one of the factory-installed options for my HP 2133 Mini-Notes.
Microsoft and Novell had their first virtualization child Thursday. A joint virtualization effort that couples SUSE Linux Enterprise Server from Novell operating with Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V.
Microsoft and Novell have extended their interoperability agreement for server operating systems.
Novell NetWare Revisor allows creating an image of NDS-tree (including all objects, their attributes, trustee rights, groups' membership,...
Representatives from Red Hat, Novell and VMware discuss ZDNet.co.uk research examining the impact of virtualisation and other developments on server infrastructure
rPath has entered a pact with Novell that makes creating a virtual appliance easier for developers – and corporate lawyers.As part of the deal, which was announced yesterday, rPath will OEM Novell’s SUSE Linux Enterprise Server beginning in August, said Bill Marshall, the company’s CEO, and former Red Hatter.
Quick, eDirectory-enabled access to the NetWare server console that that uses IPX and TCP/IP. Thanks to a custom data compression algorithm,...
Novell has anounced a pre-built "starter" system for Suse Linux Enterprise Server, which will eliminate the complicated procedure normally required to get Linux going on a mainframe, the company claims.
The Mono project's leader and GNOME founder Miguel de Icaza was kind enough to pass along a number of news tidits from Mono Summit 2007, held last week in Barcelona.First, the open source organization, sponsored by Novell, decided to separate the source code into three chunks: ECMA Core, Server and Desktop.
Red Hat, Novell race to offer better Windows guest support, Windows Server 2008 virtualization support
Even as rival Novell celebrates an expanded technical collaboration with Microsoft, Red Hat has released a 5.1 update designed to make its Linux a better platform for virtualizing Linux and Windows workloads.
In spite of its close partnership with Microsoft, Red Hat and Novell, XenSource's CTO maintains the virtualization hypervisor belongs in server hardware -- not in the operating system.Speaking at Interop in New York, XenSource CTO Simon Crosby said the slim, trim Xen hypervisor in products such as the company's newly launched XenCenter OEM Edition is a more natural fit in hardware than in infrastructure software.
I've been following the market for system software for quite some time and have watched Novell's efforts, which include the venerable NetWare and SUSE Linux, with some interest since the 1980s.
A German state has signed a major contract with Novell for the supply of Linux server and desktop products to 33 universities
Already hugely popular with developers and system testers, this latest version of VMWare Workstation has even more to appeal to the professional market.
Novell has released the first service pack (SP1) for its Suse Linux Enterprise 10 server software, which promises better virtualisation and high performance support along with improved security.Novell also announced a set of drivers allowing various virtualised operating systems to run unmodified under the Xen hypervisor, which is integrated with Suse, at near-native performance.
Microsoft teams with Xandros as it faces a potentially wider open source software protection under GPLv3
Another commonality between the Xandros and Novell deals is the smell of real money. Novell as a public company we know has been under pressure. Microsoft came a callin' with a large stash of cash. We don't know the details of what will make Xandros a preferred Linux Server and Desktop Provider and a member of the Microsoft Interop Vendor Alliance. I'll be it wasn't peanuts, and Xandros probably really needed the money.
Dell has become the first PC maker to put its support behind Microsoft and Novell's effort to bridge the gap between Windows and Linux server computing.The systems builder will buy certificates for Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server operating system from Microsoft -- certificates Microsoft had previously purchased from Novell under a pact signed in November 2006.
Dell says it's on board with the Microsoft and Novell Linux partnership.As part of the deal, Dell will buy SUSE Linux Enterprise Server certificates from Microsoft.
Novell has become the latest vendor to sign-up to the Green Grid - a gang of supposedly environmentally minded tech companies that are committed to exchanging ideas around how to make data centers more energy efficient. Novell's contribution seems to be based around the idea that virtualisation, specifically Xen running on the company's Suse Enterprise Linux server, can help drive up server utilisation rates.
Earlier this month we were all trying to figure out the reasoning behind the Microsoft/Novell deal. After all, the two companies have hardly been best buddies in the past.Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer, in a Q&A session after his keynote speech at the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) conference in Seattle, offers some insight.