• <I>CRN</I> Interview: Jack Messman and Chris Stone, Novell

    CRN Senior Writer Paula Rooney met separately last week at Novell'S BrainShare 2003 Conference with Jack Messman, Novell chairman and CEO, and Chris Stone, vice chairman, Office of the CEO. Messman commented on the company's channel strategy, while Stone addressed Novell's challenges. Following are excerpts.

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