Forrester Consulting and Oliver Wyman studies quantify ROI and detail benefits of Microsoft-Novell Interoperability Solutions

Forrester Consulting and Oliver Wyman Group, published two customer studies, that further quantify and detail benefits of Microsoft and Novell's joint business and technical collaboration, and detail significant return on investment (ROI) customers have realized by investing in the partnership.According to a recent "commissioned Total Economic Impact (TEI) study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf […]

Forrester Consulting and Oliver Wyman Group, published two customer studies, that further quantify and detail benefits of Microsoft and Novell's joint business and technical collaboration, and detail significant return on investment (ROI) customers have realized by investing in the partnership.

According to a recent "commissioned Total Economic Impact (TEI) study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Microsoft and Novell, some early adopters of Microsoft-Novell interoperability solutions have achieved 82% ROI in under a year with regard to licensing fees, implementation and hardware. In addition, a white paper developed by global strategy consulting firm Oliver Wyman Group found that Expanded Support Service (ESS) from Novell — whereby Novell provides support for 3rd-party Linux distributions, such as Red Hat, as customer migrate to SUSE Linux Enterprise — offers unique benefits by providing customers immediate support for their current Linux environment while easing their transition to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server," Microsoft writes.

More Info: Independent Studies Quantify ROI and Detail Benefits of Microsoft-Novell Interoperability Solutions