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Novell dissolves its Linux Impact Team

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Novell this week dissolved its Linux Impact Team (LIT), headed by Nancy Faigen, and rolled the members of LIT into the regional sales teams. While disruptive to the individuals involved (and the LIT had some of Novell's very best employees - John Vigeant before he went to XenSource, Seth Shaw (not sure where he landed), Walter Knapp, etc.), I think this is a good move for Novell.

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Exit Strategy

Every day we see more of this. The Linux focus Novell has promised is fading away. More recently, Novell has begun injecting extra resources into Mono (.NET), which it admits in an interview has some legal burden.

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