* Posts by Stuart

1 post • joined 27 Feb 2009

Novell's OpenSuSE commitment is tested

Stuart
Stop

Novell can't even add up, so they are really screwed

This is so plain as day to me as a hands on IT Manager. We are a largish government shop with loads of Novell products, Netware, GroupWise, Access Manager, BM, SLES etc etc.

I asked for a quote for a LOT of licenses(>50) from Novells #1 reseller in UK. When I saw the quote I just laughed. The prices involved where a LOT more than a certain other vendor.

I told them they were in direct competition with both RH and Windows, and I needed a super keen price. It was actually cheaper in the end to go and buy 50 licenses from my standard non Novell aligned sources.

They deserve all they get.

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