Novell Debuts First Linux Product
Novell on Tuesday will announce Nterprise Linux Services, the first product in the upcoming Novell Nterprise Linux suite.Novell Inc. on Tuesday will announce Nterprise Linux Services, the first product in its upcoming Novell Nterprise Linux suite, which the company intends to deliver as it moves to embrace Linux across all its products and services. Nterprise Linux Services is expected to be available before then end of this year. Pricing will be announced once the final product shipping timeframe and packaging decisions are clearer. "But this announcement fulfills some of the promises we made at our recent BrainShare conference about where we were going with Linux," Jeff Hawkins, the vice president of Novells Linux business office, told eWEEK in an interview.
Users will not need Novell NetWare in their environment to run any of the services that are included in the Novell Nterprise Linux suite, which will interoperate with and function in a mixed environment and as a standalone, he said.