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New Novell CTO keynoting at Globecom



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November 29, 2005 11:31 am

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Jeff Jaffe, Novell’s new EVP and CTO, will be keynoting the conference banquet at Globecom 2005, the 48th annual IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference taking place in St. Louis this week. Globecom covers a wide range of technical and business issues in the telecoms sector. Jeff will be talking about the nexus of open source and …

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Office-to-office interoperability



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November 22, 2005 4:18 pm

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Microsoft’s announcement that it will submit its Office Open XML file format to ECMA to be ratified as an open standard has raised a few eyebrows. The move is a bit of a surprise, given Microsoft’s well-known history and position on open standards relating to its Office software.Novell is the major external contributor to OpenOffice …

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You’re part of an experiment…



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November 21, 2005 4:03 pm

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Novell is the only tech company with a representative in a newly launched initiative – the Society for New Communications Research – designed to look at how new communications vehicles are affecting the communications business. The group will explore how blogs, wikis, podcasts, RSS feeds and the like are changing traditional media and communications activities. …

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More Microsoft misdirection



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November 17, 2005 10:26 am

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A new Microsoft-sponsored report that is being picked up in the press aims to confuse the market about the value of Linux and downplay the various reliability, security and TCO issues Windows users are facing. Independent studies regularly credit Linux in general, and SUSE Linux in particular, as secure, reliable, supported platforms that customers can …

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GroupWise Clustering Basics: Part 4

Gregg Hinchman

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November 15, 2005 10:46 pm

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In this final installment, Gregg Hinchman explains the ins and outs of creating a Cluster Resource and Cluster Volume, and gives an excellent overview of Business Continuity Clusters.

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GroupWise Clustering Basics: Part 4

Gregg Hinchman

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November 15, 2005 10:46 pm

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In this final installment, Gregg Hinchman explains the ins and outs of creating a Cluster Resource and Cluster Volume, and gives an excellent overview of Business Continuity Clusters.

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Because e-mail viruses can really ruin your day …



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November 15, 2005 4:19 pm

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GWAVA announced a partnership with Kaspersky Lab today that allows GWAVA to bundle Kaspersky Anti-Virus with the GWAVA scanning engine. GWAVA makes management and security solutions for Novell GroupWise, and according to the announcement, “By utilizing Kaspersky Anti-Virus, GWAVA is able to scan and search the entire GroupWise message store for viruses, including dormant viruses, …

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KDE and GNOME



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November 11, 2005 10:00 am

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There has been a lot of debate over the last few days in the media and on message boards about what is happening regarding GNOME vs. KDE at Novell. Here’s the situation. All future enterprise-class Linux product releases, including Novell Linux Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Novell Open Enterprise Server, will continue to ship …

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Open Invention Network Founded



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November 10, 2005 9:11 am

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Novell is one of the backers of a new company launched today, Open Invention Network, that is being formed to help drive advancement of applications for, and components of, Linux. Open Invention Network will do this by buying patents that can help Linux developers. Patents owned by Open Invention Network will be available on a …

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Saving BIG on Windows desktops



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November 9, 2005 3:26 pm

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The French tax agency is replacing Microsoft Office with OpenOffice.org on 80,000 desktops, according to a CNET News.com story. The agency expects to save 29.3 million euros on the plan … that’s $34.5 million. The 29.3 million euros savings is from the estimated 29.5 million euros a migration to Office XP would cost. In other …

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