Friday, March 02, 2007

Novell sees hope as Microsoft deal starts to pay off - The Boston Globe

Still not a happy quarter overall, however; see the full article for details

Waltham software vendor Novell Inc. credited its controversial deal with Microsoft Corp. for fueling interest in its Linux operating system software in its fiscal first quarter.

Novell said that Linux sales rose 46 percent to $15 million over the same period last year. In the period ended Jan. 1, the company racked up additional Linux invoices worth $91 million, a 659 percent increase from the previous year. Revenue from these invoices will be recognized in future quarters.

Source: Novell sees hope as Microsoft deal starts to pay off - The Boston Globe

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