By Jason Williams
Expanding selection: relocating to Linux and Open resource with Novell Open company Server is a concise, authoritative advisor for IT pros to assist overview and enforce Novell's open resource applied sciences. it is possible for you to to appreciate and determine some great benefits of open resource applied sciences in the course of the dialogue of particular, customer-tested implementation suggestions for either open resource and conventional software program. additionally, you will overview the advantages and prices of either open resource and closed resource software program structures. learn the way Novell's new Open firm Server combines the alternative and adaptability of SUSE Linux with the reliability of Novell's confirmed networking software program in Expanding selection: relocating to Linux and Open resource with Novell Open company Server.
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