Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 23rd Jan 2007 20:41 UTC, submitted by WillM
Novell and Ximian Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores is contracting with Microsoft and Novell - Microsoft's preferred Linux partner - to build out the company's Web operations, according to a Wal-Mart executive. On Tuesday, Microsoft and Novell are expected to announce that Wal-Mart is the latest customer to purchase both Microsoft software and support certificates for Novell's Suse Linux Enterprise Server.
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by Hiev on Tue 23rd Jan 2007 20:50 UTC
Hiev
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She said the intellectual property protections in the Novell deal give Wal-Mart more confidence in using Linux more broadly.

Looks like the customers have the last word.

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