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Five Ways Novell Should Spend Microsoft’s Money

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Microsoft is sending another $100 million toward Novell as part of an ongoing Windows-SUSE Linux relationship. Here are five things Novell should do with that dough.

5. Pay Top Dollar for a Channel Chief: Novell is seeking a new channel chief to replace Pat Bernard and head up the company’s partner program. The VAR Guy hopes Novell raids a top channel organization (Cisco Systems and Microsoft itself come to mind) to find that new hire.

4. Launch an Open Source Applications Lab In Silicon Valley:

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