Stories by Deni Connor and Jennifer Mears

Novell buys its way deeper into Linux

FRAMINGHAM (11/07/2003) - Network executives and industry analysts are applauding Novell Inc.'s move to acquire SuSE Linux AG, saying that it signals a new beginning for Novell and a boost for open source.

What users want from Linux

FRAMINGHAM (10/17/2003) - Enhanced system management capabilities, better security, support for third-party drivers and more unity among the various distributions top user wish lists when it comes to Linux. They also would like to see more of their peers embrace the open source operating system as it evolves into a platform capable of supporting even the most-critical layers in the data center.

EMC deal highlights storage evolution

FRAMINGHAM (10/17/2003) - Companies looking for ways to better track and manage an ever-expanding amount of digital information should pay close attention to EMC Corp.'s planned acquisition of Documentum Inc. as the lines between storage and content management continue to blur.