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 alucinor on Tue 23rd Jan 2007 21:06 UTC in reply to "RE: ..."
alucinor
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2006-01-06

The US department of defense uses quite a bit of Red Hat. I don't imagine they'll be switching over to SUSE over fear of MS any time soon.

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by milles21 on Tue 23rd Jan 2007 21:16 in reply to "RE[2]: ..."
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2006-11-08

In all fairness the Us Department has different guidelines and rules that prevent them from being sued like ordinary customers. It in not possible to compare.

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