Monday, May 07, 2007

Dell to bolster Microsoft, Novell alliance - The Boston Globe

More on Microsoft/Novell/Dell 

In any event, the Novell-Microsoft deal ensures that users of Novell Linux are safe from Microsoft patent infringement lawsuits. Dell's Becker said that was a key reason his company wanted to join the alliance. "There's many aspects of open source that delight my customers," Becker said, but "they have concerns . . . about software licensing. . . . Those concerns go away when they deploy Microsoft and SLES Linux."

Source: Dell to bolster Microsoft, Novell alliance - The Boston Globe

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