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Novell's first Linux workgroup suite

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Novell has introduced its first workgroup suite running on Linux. The Novell Open Workgroup Suite includes server and desktop components with management tools, e-mail and collaboration, office products.

"Many of our customers are looking for alternatives to current restrictive licensing options," says John Marciano, COO for Novell partner KIS. "Some of them spend more than 30% of their IT budget supporting the desktop and an office productivity suite. The Novell Open Workgroup Suite frees much of that budget so they have more to invest in other strategic IT initiatives.

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