Ubuntu or Novell – Which strategy will win?
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Novell has come under criticism for its decision to not pursue the consumer linux desktop. Some are claiming that it is a fatal mistake and has opened up the opportunity for Ubuntu to exploit the linux desktop consumer market.
This is not the case.
Any Linux flavor that competes in the consumer desktop market must dethrone Mac as the number 2 OS before it can even think of taking on number one Windows. No matter how bad Vista is, people will go to Macs first before they turn to Linux on the consumer side.
Enterprise Server vs Consumer Desktop
Novell is making all the right moves. It is in a position to dethrone Red Hat as the leading Linux flavor for the Enterprise. It is doing this by focusing on what I call
This is focusing Linux to solve issues that are important to any enterprise of any size. Whether this means the Mainframe market, or the small business market. Solving issues that are important to making the organization successful.
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