Novell sold in parts

Legendary in the past, developers of network solutions, Novell sold. Microsoft will get the intellectual ownership of the $ 450 million, the rest went to Attachmate Corp. The latter is a software developer and owned by three private equity firms: Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital, and Thoma Bravo. The company has in the past tried to deal with Linux-business, and even the number of sponsors in X. Org. Attachmate plans to finalize the deal next year, then Novell will be divided into two independent business unit of Novell and SUSE. The total purchase price was approximately $ 2.2 billion.

Recall that Novell razdrabatyvala known distribution of Linux - Suse, sponmirovala development desktops Gnome and KDE, Go-OO (branches of the free office suite OpenOffice.Org), based on Ktorov sechas developed LibreOffice, as well as the development of Mono - a free implementation “. NET .

Furthermore, it is Novell is copyright to UNIX, which allowed relatively painless to reflect judicial attacks SCO on Linux.

22 November 2010

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