Is Novell-SuSE deal a brilliant Big Blue power play?. David Berlind from ZDNet writes an interesting article about the acquisition of the SuSE Linux distributor by Novell.
As Novell CTO Alan Nugent told me yesterday, notwithstanding a $50 million injection from IBM, his company’s decision to acquire Linux distributor SuSE was backed by a significant amount of market and technical rationale. But legally speaking — an area where Nugent offered me only a peek — the move may go down in history as pure chess brilliance on behalf of IBM and Novell in one of this industry’s most notorious power struggles.
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