More than snowy mountain peaks formed the backdrop to this year's Novell BrainShare user conference in Utah. Networking software stalwart Novell has just traded in a young, visionary leader for a seasoned corporate executive. On the heels of its purchase of Cambridge Technology Partners, the company is pledging to sharpen its focus on Web services, a promise which has been heard from Novell before. But this year's confab has a distinctly new tenor, as depicted in a number of stories from the ITworld.com network.
Some users of Novell software said this week that they're ready to implement the struggling vendor's new Internet-based products.-- 3/22/2001 Computerworld.com
As Novell struggles to redefine itself, the company