Linda Musthaler: I want my NetWare back because it just plain works

About six years ago, my company made a strategic IT decision to migrate from Novell NetWare to Microsoft Windows NT. At the time, the decision seemed reasonable: Novell Inc. was on the wane, NetWare was growing a little stale, and NT and its myriad application products were touted as the new “industry standard.” We were not alone in our transition – corporate customers were making this switch in droves.