Monday, April 11, 2005

Novell, Wincor Nixdorf sign agreement on Linux POS

In what will perhaps turn out to be another step towards integration of POS systems and interactive self-service kiosks,

"Novell has announced in a news release a global agreement with Wincor Nixdorf to deploy Novell's Linux technology in Wincor Nixdorf's products and solutions, including electronic point-of-sale systems. The partnership enables Wincor Nixdorf to embed Novell Linux Point of Service 9 in its products, including the POS hardware platform BEETLE, as well as for store server environments.

This agreement enables Wincor Nixdorf to complement its Linux-based portfolio with Linux server functionality — including centralized system management capabilities — offered by Novell's SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server platform

You can read the full story here.

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