InfoWorld Honors SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop with 2007 Technology of the Year Award
WALTHAM, Mass.—04 Jan 2007—Novell today announced its SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 has earned a 2007 InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award, being named “Best Linux Desktop.” According to InfoWorld, “Novell’s revamped desktop Linux* distribution combines professional fit and finish with unique usability features not available from other vendors. … A class act, [SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop] 10 gives business users new reason to consider Linux for enterprise desktops.”
The InfoWorld award is the latest significant honor for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10. It was named “Best of Show” and “Best Desktop Solution” at August’s LinuxWorld in San Francisco, and Novell’s Nat Friedman received the first-ever VARBusiness “Technologist of the Year” award in October for his role in developing the innovative Linux desktop. InfoWorld’s annual awards recognize the top technology sectors that matter most to enterprise IT, as well as identify the best and most innovative enterprise products that have fundamentally altered the IT landscape. Winners are selected by InfoWorld test center analysts based on innovation and effectiveness.