Novells Shift to Linux Starts Well

By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2004-02-16 Print this article Print

Novell Nterprise Linux Services 1.0, a strong first release, shows the company's shift to Linux is more than PR.

Novell Inc. has announced its intentions to ship the next version of its flagship network operating system, NetWare, as a set of services that will run atop the Linux kernel as well as on Novells existing NetWare kernel. While these plans are a major architecture shift, Novell Nterprise Linux Services 1.0, a set of back-end enterprise server products that began shipping in mid-December, indicates that Novell is well on its way to achieving its stated goal.

Click here to read the full review of Nterprise Linux Services 1.0.

As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. Jason's coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at

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