Topic: novell

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

Report reveals who’s writing Linux

Red Hat remains the top contributor, with Intel and Novell jockeying for second place … 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

Integration Watch: Java EE: The dead man walking

The drive toward small, user-made solutions will push Java’s future away from the cumbersome Java EE … continue reading

Fall was a bad season for Linux

Actions from Novell and Red Hat have put the community’s in a lot of trouble and uncertainty … 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

From the Editors: First Sun, now Novell

The software landscape has changed dramatically following recent acquisitions; open-source software has a long tail … 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

Novell covers virtual and cloud deployment formats

SUSE Appliance Toolkit 1.1 can support KVM and OVF, giving users more flexibility in deploying to the cloud … continue reading

Mono Tools for debugging come to Linux, Mac

Linux support was broadened to cover Red Hat, and a new debugger was added for non-x86 hardware … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: The jury has spoken, but SCO is still here

Hopefully the ruling from the District Court of Utah will spell the end of SCO’s lawsuits … continue reading Protection Status