Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Sep 2005 20:28 UTC
Novell and Ximian The pressure is growing on Novell Inc's management to make major strategic changes after a regulatory filing revealed a Novell shareholder has joined Credit Suisse First Boston in calling for change at the identity management and Linux vendor. The steps proposed by the investment firm include cutting costs by targeting Novell's two corporate jets, its "overstaffed" R&D department, legacy products, and its 400 NetWare engineers, as well as selling non-core businesses to enable funds to be redeployed.
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This is crazy
by voidlogic on Thu 15th Sep 2005 20:58 UTC
voidlogic
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2005-09-03

"overstaffed" R&D department and its 400 NetWare engineers

These sounds like the people you want around, even if they are currently mis-allocated.

More companies I have worked at run Netware than Windows or Linux as their primary server OS. This must be a local trend, otherwise I can't imagine why they are doing so poorly.

This is also confusing becuase I have seen a large number of Novell based Linux deals with governments and such come through.

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