Novell has agreed to be acquired by Attachmate Corp., a 30-year old IT host connectivity and systems management integration firm, while also agreeing to sell $450 million in IT assets to a consortium led by Microsoft. The $2.2 billion deal brings Attachmate Novell's enterprise-focused SUSE Linux distribution, which it will spin into a separate business unit....
After completing its acquisition of Novell, Attachmate has laid off hundreds of U.S.-based employees -- including members of Novell's Mono project -- and re-established Nuremberg, Germany as the headquarters for the SUSE business unit, say an industry report. Meanwhile, a U.S. appeals court reversed a summary judgment that could revive Novell/Attachmate's anti-trust lawsuit against Microsoft....
Is this thing on? *tap* *tap*. Good evening friends, this is your openSUSE Board speaking. If you didn’t hear yet, Novell has agreed to be acquired by Attachmate Corporation. What does that mean for the openSUSE Project?
Summary: Despite lack of news coverage about Novell’s proprietary software assets, it is worth assessing the impact of AttachMSFT discontinuing parts of it
EWEEK claims that “Novell [Is] Saying Little About Post-Attachmate ZENworks Plans” and this relates to what we wrote a week ago.
It will be at least a week until Novell customers begin to get a clearer idea of what will happe
Dopo il completamento dell’acquisizione di Novell da parte di Attachmate, avvenuta lo scorso 27 aprile, resta da capire quale sia il percorso scelto da quest’ultima per la nuova consociata.
Su ZDNet è stata pubblicata un’intervista con il CEO di Attachmate Jeff Hawn, che rivela le scelte fatte per le nuove acquisizioni.
Anzitutto, è prevista una scissione tra Novell e SuSE ̵