Topic: attachmate

Micro Focus acquires Attachmate for $1.2 billion

Enterprise software provider Micro Focus has entered into an agreement to acquire and merge with The Attachmate Group for US$1.2 billion in shares. The Attachmate Group is a software holdings company with a stable of Linux distribution, device-management and file hosting products, including Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE. Micro Focus triples the size of its … continue reading

The Windows XP world on the eve of its end of life

An Attachmate infographic showing XP’s still significant market share and why companies have not yet switched … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: Leaking the 2011 SD Times 100: The Mono Project

In a sneak peek at the SD Times 100, Alan laments the travails that the Mono Project has undergone … continue reading

Novell’s Mono Project all but cancelled by new owner Attachmate

Instead, Miguel de Icaza has founded Xamarin to keep Mono going … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: Novell is gone, and yes, it matters. Here’s why

With Novell under Attachmate’s banner, SUSE Linux should be fine, but Mono will probably be in trouble … continue reading

Year in Review: Mergers and acquisitions

Attachmate’s acquisition of Novell was the big news, but there was a steady stream of smaller-value deals … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: Attachmate buys Novell, but Microsoft is the big winner

With Novell finally vanquished, Microsoft loses one of its oldest, and most persistent, competitors … continue reading

Attachmate agrees to purchase Novell

Deal would mean the end of Novell as an independent entity; some assets will be sold to Microsoft-backed consortium … continue reading Protection Status