Novell Delivers Preview Edition of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 for Free Download

27 June 2006

Novell has released a special preview version of its new SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 platform. Available for free at, customers and other interested parties can now download pre-release versions of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 to experience their cutting-edge innovation and sophisticated functionality firsthand. Novell will officially release the server and desktop products later this summer.

“Demand from customers to preview SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, both the server and desktop products, has been unbelievable,” said Justin Steinman, director of product marketing for Linux and Open Platform Solutions at Novell. “So we're making it easy for everyone to experience for themselves how the best Linux just got better, with no cost or obligation. The value of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 can best be experienced hands-on, and we firmly believe that those people who take some time to kick the tires will end up wanting to drive it off the lot when it's formally released in the next few weeks.”

The next-generation platform for the open enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 from Novell is the best-engineered, lowest-cost and most-interoperable platform for enterprise computing. Only SUSE Linux Enterprise offers a complete open source solution for mission-critical applications from the desktop to the data center. SUSE Linux Enterprise is the first commercial Linux distribution to deliver fully supported innovations such as Xen virtualization, exceptional performance and scalability, application-level security, and improved desktop usability. As a result, organizations can experience the flexibility, power and reliability of an enterprise-quality Linux platform, backed by Novell's industry-leading support, services and training.

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