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SUSE Linux Begins to Make New Partner Noise

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Roughly one year after Attachmate acquired Novell and the SUSE Linux business, SUSE is showing several signs of progress. The SUSE organization seems more nimble and far more focused on strategic partnerships and customer acquisition, The VAR Guy senses. Here’s the update — along with some lingering challenges that the SUSE team must address.

Rewind to early 2011. Some critics wondered if SUSE would lose momentum under Attachmate’s ownership. After all, Attachmate is a fairly low-profile software company. For most of 2011, the SUSE public relations effort was fairly quiet. But SUSE has been making some good noise in recent months:

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