Novell announced that it has joined The Green Grid, a consortium of information technology companies and professionals committed to improving energy efficiency in the data center. As a contributing member, Novell is working with other members of The Green Grid, such as AMD, Dell, HP, IBM and Microsoft, to develop technology which aims to reduce data center energy usage globally.
Faronics kicked off Novell BrainShare 2007 by surprising attendees with an exclusive sneak peek at the highly anticipated Linux version of Faronics' flagship system integrity software, Deep Freeze.
Novell has issued a joint press release with Microsoft, in which HSBC, a customer of joint technology from the two companies, claims that Windows has a lower total cost of ownership than Linux.
Novell Delivers First Automated Desktop Management Solution With Native Directory Support for Microsoft NetworksSubmitted by Ty on March 15, 2007 - 11:00am
Novell today introduced a new solution to significantly ease desktop management of Windows operating systems, including Vista, for customers who need streamlined management in their Microsoft and Novell environments.
Microsoft Corp. and Novell Inc. today announced that HSBC, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations, has joined the growing number of global firms taking advantage of the recent collaboration between Microsoft and Novell. Under the agreement, Microsoft will deliver to HSBC certificates for three-year priority support subscriptions to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server from Novell, as HSBC moves to standardize its Linux deployments on one distribution.
In January, Chicago native Katie McAuliff, who has worked for Novell Inc. for 13 years, took over as president of Novell Canada, replacing Don Chapman. Ms McAuliff will oversee all facets of the Canadian organization including sales, marketing, consulting, support, training, finance and operations, with a focus on expanding and strengthening Novell Canada's partnership model.
Novell announced preliminary financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended Jan. 31, 2007. These financial results are preliminary because Novell, during the third fiscal quarter of 2006, began a self-initiated, voluntary review of the company's historical stock-based compensation practices and related potential accounting impact.
The same week that Microsoft issued a press release providing further details about some of the technological advances that will result from the November 2006 technology agreement between Novell and Microsoft, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told Wall Street what he really thinks the deal means to Microsoft.