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LXer: Understanding the Novell Deal (and when we'll learn more)view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Two days have now passed since Novell announced the high-level terms of its proposed sale, and so far the press has not been able to prize any additional details out of the parties involved.* But if you know how to read between the lines, there's a lot more information there for the taking. Read More... (HowTos)

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Links 24/11/2010: Avatar Reveals Reliance on GNU/Linux, Acer Distributes More Androidview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux A Point That Deserves Illuminating: Linux Is Not “I-Cant-Believe-Its-Not-Windows!” The difference between consumer needs and producer needs appear to be clearly understood everywhere else. (General)

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Novell Products to Lose Identity Under AttachMSFTview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Novell’s Identity Access Management business is also at risk BASED on what we learned in IRC from people whose job it is to sell/maintain Novell deployments, customers of Novell may soon rush to other companies like Microsoft, just because of the uncertainty around AttachMSFT [sic]. (General)

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Has Pulse Arrived Only to be Buried? Now Renamed Vibeview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Pulse/Vibe comes out too quickly (still in beta phase) very shortly before Novell announces a takeover by AttachMSFT [sic] We have thus far published over a dozen posts about Novell’s Pulse. (General)

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Novell to be acquired by Attachmateview story

http://www.itwire.com – Announced overnight, Novell is to be acquired by Attachmate Corporation for $US2.2b. (IT news)

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AttachMSFT Takes Over Microsoft Rival GroupWise. What Now?view story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Novell’s mail business is now in another company’s hands and there is reason to believe that change may occur due to GroupWise losing market share ONE of Novell’s ways of staying somewhat relevant is an E-mail legacy it has maintained for a while, even in the face of Google which disrupts the area (this new comparison which mentions GroupWise is mostly about Microsoft (General)

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Novell agrees to be bought by Attachmate for $2.2 billionview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – 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.... (Embedded)

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Novell Quickly Unveils Operations Center, Before It Gets Attached to AttachMSFTview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Novell Operations Center is released in the 90th minute, just before Novell enters a dark age ANOTHER PRODUCT WHICH AttachMSFT is going to get from Novell is called Novell Operations Center and it is a new product. (General)

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LXer: What's Microsoft's role in the Novell-Attachmate deal?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Seattle-based Attachmate Corp. is buying Novell for $2.2 billion, the companies announced on November 22. (HowTos)

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Novell Sold to Attachmate for $2.2 Billionview story

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com – Saga of who will buy Novell is now over, but intellectual property concerns still remain as Micrsoft takes control of some assets. (General)