Novell Outlines 2004 Linux Agenda at LinuxWorld Expo

14 January 2004

Novell today outlined key agenda items for the advancement of Linux as the open source community prepares for a major conference. LinuxWorld Expo, scheduled for Jan. 21-23 in New York City, is expected to be a milestone event for the information technology industry. Novell Chairman and CEO Jack Messman is the opening keynote speaker at the conference.

Novell, which closed its acquisition of SUSE LINUX on Jan. 13, is planning to announce next week initiatives to further strengthen Linux security, expand Novell's range of partnerships and offer greater freedom of choice to IT customers. In addition, Novell expects to make announcements on Linux collaboration, the joining of a prominent industry organization, and developments in Novell Web services solutions.

Novell will host a press conference at LinuxWorld Expo on Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. EST. It will be held in Room 1E05 at the Javits Center in New York.

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