Like Xandros in Round 1, Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop is the only enterprise product in this round. Novell has established deep relationships with the channel and its agreement with Microsoft puts SUSE Linux in a different position competitively than other distributions.
It promises the moon, such as Active Directory support, proprietary conversion filters that can work with Microsoft Office files, security products, a 3D graphical desktop, and a powerful desktop search. Not only does it run Novell GroupWise and LotusNotes, SLED can connect to GroupWise, LotusDomino and Microsoft Exchange servers. [READ MORE]