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Judge dismisses Novell's antitrust suit against Microsoft

Federal judge finally lays to rest case against Microsoft alleging antitrust behavior stemming back 17 years over WordPerfect.

By July 17, 2012


Novell investors approve takeover by Attachmate

Shareholders of Novell have voted in favor of Attachmate's $2.2 billion offer to acquire the company.

By February 18, 2011


Attachmate acquires Novell for $2.2 billion

Novell cedes its independence after years of struggle to find a new direction. A Microsoft-led group buying 882 Novell patents throws in nearly a quarter of the purchase price.

By November 22, 2010


Microsoft warns of targeted attacks using new IE hole

Attackers target specific organizations, sending employees e-mails directing them to a Web site where exploit code could take over their computers.

By November 3, 2010


Report: VMware eyeing Novell's Suse

As Novell splits in two, VMware is seeking to snag its Suse operating system unit. If so, it would be much to the chagrin of Novell partner Microsoft.

By September 17, 2010


Hedge fund offers $1.8 billion for Novell

Elliott Associates, which already owns 8.5 percent of Novell's shares, says the software company has underperformed under current ownership.

By March 2, 2010


NetWare and Linux cheek by jowl, courtesy Xen

Virtualization software support means Novell's venerable NetWare operating system now can run directly alongside Suse Linux.

By October 8, 2007


Will 'good enough' virtualization topple VMware?

VMware's dominant market position in virtualization looks ripe to fail, if we assume the history of Novell's Netware is any guide.

By July 2, 2009


Novell Linux revenue soars as global server revenue plummets

It wasn't the best of quarters for Novell, but the company continues to find a way forward with Linux, which grew 25 percent in the most recent quarter.

By May 29, 2009


Novell: More than just a SUSE face

Novell just acquired assets that strengthen its position in Identity Management, making it much more than a Linux company.

By February 20, 2009