Novell® (NASDAQ: NOVL) provides infrastructure software and services to tens of thousands of enterprises around the world. The company was formed in 1979 and now has more than 6,000 employees and 5,000 global partners. The company was one of the earliest developers of corporate network technology (including LAN, WAN, and Internet solutions) in the 1980s. Currently, Novell offers solutions and support for open source and commercial software on all kinds of platforms and devices. Novell, in embracing the open source movement, delivers expertise in enterprise software and Linux solutions and services to help its customers deploy Linux strategically in the enterprise. The company is headquartered in Massachusetts, USA.
Managing Platform Transition from Novell NetWare to Microsoft Windows
Novell has made it clear to its NetWare customers that they must begin planning for transition. However, there is no guarantee that its customers will stay the Novell course. Few observers would disagree that many of those transitioning from NetWare will be moving to Microsoft. But operating system platform changes are no picnic—even in the most standard of environments.
Ring the Bell: Novell Is Acquired by Attachmate for $2.2 Billion
Written By: Jorge Garcia
Published On: November 24 2010
According to a recent news item in Computerworld, Attachmate will acquire Novell in a $2.2 billion deal. Novell also agreed to sell some intellectual property assets to CPTN Holdings, a consortium led by Microsoft.
With this deal, Attachmate, a company known as a provider of terminal emulation and enterprise fraud management software, will expand its reach by offering networking
Analysis of Novell and EAI Vendor Talarian Alliance
Written By: M. Reed
Published On: February 9 2000
Novell«, Inc. and Talarian« Corporation today announced a technology and marketing alliance in which the companies will work together to embed Talarian's real-time infrastructure software in Novell products and make it available to the worldwide community of Novell developers and users. The alliance combines Novell's directory technology with Talarian's real-time middleware.
Net Woes for NetWare
Written By: C. McNulty
Published On: May 22 2000
Novell warned financial analysts of lower-than-expected revenues for the second quarter of 2000, as sales declined. This doesn’t bode well for NetWare.
AT&T PocketNet Service Goes Wireless With Novell GroupWise
Written By: P. Hayes
Published On: April 13 2000
Novell’s GroupWise product is the second collaborative messaging system that has teamed with AT&T for the wireless PocketNet service. Lotus Notes currently has over 50,000,000 client seats, and Novell GroupWise has over 20,000,000 client seats, giving AT&T PocketNet service a potential target market of 70,000,000 users.