September 13, 2004
Novell highlights Linux direction
Jack Messman, chairman and CEO of Novell, devoted the opening keynote at BrainShare Europe in Barcelona today to addressing questions about the company's Linux strategy, in a bid to add to the impetus of the company's resurgence.Early signs are that the market is paying attention. The conference registered 2 300 attendants, a 33% increase since the last European BrainShare. Thirty-six countries are in attendance and delegates have access to 75 wirelessly networked laptops and desktops, loaded with Novell SUSE Linux and OpenOffice.org productivity suites.