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August 17, 2006

LinuxWorld: Novell touts SUSE Linux 10 downloads, customer wins

Filed under: Linux, News — rakeshvk @ 9:52 am

August 15, 2006 (Computerworld) — SAN FRANCISCO — At LinuxWorld today, Novell Inc. cited evidence of growing customer interest in its recently-released SUSE Enterprise Linux 10.

Waltham, Mass.-based Novell said it has received a combined 324,000 download requests for its SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop and Server editions since their release one month ago — with slightly more downloads of the desktop edition, nicknamed SLED 10.

John Dragoon, Novell’s chief marketing officer, said the company hopes to convince up to 45 companies and organizations worldwide — including 15 in North America — to pilot the SLED 10 desktop in the next 12 months. “Our job is to convert mindshare into market share,” he said >>>>


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