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Submission + - Ray Ozzie on Novell Acquisition of XenSource

An anonymous reader writes: Ray Ozzie has just revealed one of Microsoft's fruits from its deal with Novell. On the face of it, Novell is set to acquire XenSoruce. From the ongoing discussions: 'They (Novell) will release a new ZENworks Q1 for application virtualization on Windows and Suse. Novell also has the only reliable Identity Management, and Directory that scales the Enterprise... Also consider that if Microsoft purchased XenSource directly then VMWare and the other virtualization vendors would rightly scream "Antitrust"'

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