Novell today announced it has been positioned in the leaders quadrant of Gartner, Inc.'s, "Magic Quadrant for User Provisioning, 2H07" by Earl Perkins and Roberta J. Witty, August 23, 2007. Novell Identity Manager, the company's user-provisioning solution, helps customers reduce deployment and administration costs, simplify complex provisioning, manage user roles more securely and maintain compliance with industry regulations.
Novell, Inc. announced financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2007. For the quarter, Novell reported net revenue of $243 million, compared to net revenue of $236 million for the third fiscal quarter 2006. The loss from operations for the third fiscal quarter 2007 was $10 million, compared to a loss from operations of $40 million for the third fiscal quarter 2006.
Applications is just one of several areas where Linux needs to progress, said Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian at the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco. Virtualization and data center management are key, he argued, and Linux should take advantage of the virtualization support chipmakers are embedding in their products.
Acronis, Inc., a technological leader in storage management software, announced it is a Silver Technology Partner with Novell and is committed to the development and delivery of technology solutions, services and offerings that support SUSE Linux Enterprise from Novell.
"Novell is committed to providing the best engineered, best supported and most interoperable Linux distribution for our customers. Customers can remain confident deploying SUSE Linux Enterprise Server under the Novell–Microsoft agreement. Nothing in the final version of GPLv3 prevents us from maintaining that promise. For us, it’s business as usual."
Novell today announced new enhancements to SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time and unveiled new partnerships that expand the ecosystem around Novell's low latency Linux solution. SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time, the only enterprise-class, open source real-time operating system offered by an enterprise Linux distributor today, is a high performance, customizable, fully supported solution for running mission-critical applications that require deterministic processing and speed.
Novell today announced that the first service pack (SP1) for SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 is now available to customers worldwide.
Novell today introduced the first workgroup suite for small businesses that provides organizations with a flexible and cost-effective solution based on proven, open standards-based software. The Novell Open Workgroup Suite Small Business Edition includes Linux server and desktop components with e-mail, collaboration and the most advanced open source office products available. As a result, customers get a markedly improved return on their IT investments and aren't locked into expensive, proprietary-only software bundles.