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April 29, 2011
by sjvn01
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Attachmate reveals Novell, SUSE, & Linux Plans

Now that Attachmate owns Novell, what does the formerly obscure company plan to do with its $2.2-billion operating system and networking prize? I interviewed Attachmate via e-mail CEO Jeff Hawn and this is what he told me. Before launching into … Continue reading

April 20, 2011
by sjvn01
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Microsoft gets Novell’s Patents rights but must share them with Open-Source Software

Well, this is almost certainly not the Novell patent deal that Microsoft and its CPTN Holding Partners-Apple, EMC and Oracle-wanted . The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) announced today, April 20th, that in order to proceed with the first phase … Continue reading

February 22, 2011
by sjvn01
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Novell’s Stockholders approve Attachmate buyout but the Deal’s far from done

Last week, Novell announced that its stockholders have voted to adopt the previously announced merger with Attachmate and Longview Software Acquisition Corp., a special purpose vehicle formed by Attachmate designed to acquire all of Novell’s stock. The deal is still … Continue reading