Quotes from Partners Supporting Novell Linux Small Business Suite 9

20 March 2005

“Novell's strong commitment to Linux with the release of Novell Linux Small Business Suite is helping to make Linux an even more attractive OS option for small and mid-sized businesses. Small and medium sized businesses want choice in their technology selections, including the ability to deploy business applications on the operating system that makes sense to them, and we believe the release of Novell Linux Small Business Suite is a tremendous step forward for Linux in our market.”
Craig Downing, ACCPAC International, Inc. Vice President of Product Management

"Appgen accounting software has supported small businesses running on Linux for over eight years. Appgen is very supportive of the release of Novell Linux Small Business Suite and looks forward to working with both Appgen and Novell solution providers in helping them build complete small business solutions with Novell Linux Small Business Suite and Appgen software."
Joanie C Mann, Aptus Corp. Executive Vice President

"The introduction of the Novell Linux Small Business Suite gives small business customers a stable, cost-effective platform and the necessary services and technologies needed to remain competitive in their own business environments. As BakBone continues to work closely with Novell to deliver easy-to-use, reliable and high-performance data protection solutions, we are pleased to see Novell addressing the needs of small businesses with the Novell Linux Small Business Suite."
Adrian Jones, BakBone Software Senior Vice President, Worldwide OEM and Alliance Group

"The value proposition offered by Linux extends to all markets, including SMBs. The Novell Linux Small Business Suite 9, along with CA's line of Linux management solutions for SMBs, demonstrates that the IT industry's top vendors have recognized this and are responding with packaged solutions appropriate for the small business buyer."
David Luft, CA Senior Vice President of SMB Product Development

"Dell and Novell are committed to continuously improving the performance and value proposition of Linux for customers of all sizes and needs. Novell Linux Small Business Suite on Dell PowerEdge servers further enhances the Linux platform to provide SMB customers network solutions that are easy to manage and scale to meet their needs today and in the future."
Judy Chavis, Dell Director of Business Development

"Fujitsu Siemens Computers appreciates Novell Linux Small Business Suite to make business on Linux easy for small and medium enterprise customers. In close cooperation with Novell, this all-in-one solution will be supported by Fujitsu Siemens Computers on all appropriate one- and two-way PRIMERGY servers."
Dieter Herzog, Fujitsu Siemens Computers Executive Vice President, Enterprise Products

"GWAVA is pleased to work in partnership with Novell in order to bring affordable, secure, Linux-based collaboration solutions to small businesses. Novell Linux Small Business Suite and GWAVA software products allow small businesses to take advantage of the power and the flexibility of open source technologies with the peace of mind that comes from working with market leaders."
Charles Taite, GWAVA CTO

"As one of the leading IT providers to both small and mid-sized business customers, as well as in Linux and open source technology, HP is committed to providing affordable, easy-to-use IT solutions that help solve real business problems. The combination of HP solutions and the Novell Linux Small Business Suite will provide customers a secure, reliable networking solution that can improve employee productivity, collaboration and resource sharing."
Efrain Rovira, HP Worldwide Director of Linux Marketing

"The Novell Linux Small Business Suite provides a suite of products that allow small businesses to capitalize on the value of Linux. To help Novell Linux Small Business Suite customers secure and protect this solution, McAfee software is used to provide advanced threat protection from virus, worm and other malware that plagues many of today's small businesses. McAfee is proud to be working together with Novell and its partners to provide a secure and reliable solution for our joint customers investing in the Novell Linux Small Business Suite environment."
Vince Rossi, McAfee, Inc. Senior Vice President of Product Marketing and Product Management

"Omni Technology Solutions is pleased to announce continued support for Novell with its release of Novell Linux Small Business Suite, including forthcoming exclusive product offers for Novell Linux Small Business Suite customers. As with previous versions of Novell small business products, Omni is committed to providing the vital security, collaboration enhancement, and management products for today's small businesses."
Aldo Zanoni, Omni Technology Solutions Managing Director

"Open Systems is excited to offer the first Novell 'YES CERTIFIED' accounting solution to the emergent group of small and mid-market businesses now looking to Linux to meet their network operating system needs. Solution providers who deploy Novell networking products can now confidently deploy OSAS, a seasoned accounting system built to leverage the power of Novell SUSE Linux while providing a comprehensive array of accounting features needed by small and mid-market businesses."
Michael Bertini, Open Systems, Inc. CEO

"The Pervasive P.SQL embedded database has long served as a crucial backbone of Novell platforms, providing small business users of mission-critical applications with a robust and reliable database solution at a low total cost of ownership. Utilizing Pervasive P.SQL v9 for LINUX, software vendors, value added resellers and end users can seamlessly migrate their software application database to the Novell Linux Small Business Suite and SUSE Linux platform, while maintaining 100 percent database compatibility on SUSE Linux with existing P.SQL NetWare and P.SQL Windows applications."
Jeff Seiden, Pervasive Software Inc. Vice President Corporate Development

"As a Novell channel partner, Sybase is committed to providing cost-effective Linux-based information management and mobile solutions to small business customers. By using Novell Linux Small Business Suite 9 combined with a database such as Sybase Adapter Server Enterprise Express Edition for Linux, small business customers have a powerful end-to-end solution providing the highest level of security, performance and reliability."
Kathleen Schaub, Sybase, Inc. Vice President of Marketing, Information Technology Solutions Group

"With the introduction of the Novell Linux Small Business Suite, Novell is providing small business customers with a secure, reliable suite that increases flexibility, productivity and security, with an overall lower total cost of ownership. Syncsort is pleased to support Novell Linux Small Business Suite with Backup Express, assuring customers of full data protection and high availability of their Linux implementations and Novell Linux Small Business Suite environments."
Dan Regan, Syncsort Executive Vice President

"For the small business, even a single security threat like an unchecked virus or worm on one server can have a great impact on whether that business continues to run. By extending its ServerProtect for Linux to small businesses using Novell Linux Small Business Suite, Trend Micro continues offering its simplified security solutions to these customers for which the effectiveness of every application is critical."
Richard Ku, Trend Micro, Inc. Director of Product Management


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