Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th May 2007 15:36 UTC, submitted by butters
Hardware, Embedded Systems On the heels of announcing their plan to offer Ubuntu Linux pre-installed on selected consumer desktops and laptops, Dell will disclose today that it will team up with Novell and Microsoft to distribute Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server software along with Microsoft's Windows Server software. As part of the deal, Dell will help Novell and Microsoft make SLES and Windows work together efficiently on Dell's computer hardware. Rick Becker, a Dell VP, says, "There's many aspects of open source that delight my customers, [but] they have concerns about software licensing. Those concerns go away when they deploy Microsoft and SLES Linux."
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... to sponsor a team of developers to create MS-branded Linux distribution ?

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