Microsoft to ask for dismissal of Novell lawsuit

BANGALORE -- Microsoft Corp. intends to ask the court to dismiss a Novell US$1.3 billion antitrust lawsuit, after a hung jury in Utah could not come to an accord on the case last week. Novell filed

Published on: December 20th, 2011 John Ribeiro

Novell will shut down Vibe Cloud collaboration suite

Novell has decided to shut down its Web-hosted Vibe Cloud enterprise social collaboration suite, which bombed with customers although the market is hot for competing products.Vibe Cloud will be taken offline at the

Published on: July 28th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Novell steps up to managing enterprise Linux servers

Novell Inc. last week shipped software for managing enterprise Linux servers made by Novell and Red Hat, taking its systems management approach to a higher level.Novell had previously offered management software, but ZENworks

Published on: March 7th, 2011 Jeff Caruso

YEAR IN REVIEW: November 2010

November marked the end of an era for one of the most significant tech companies of the 1990s. Novell Inc. announced it had struck a deal with Seattle-based Attachmate Corp. for US$2.2 billion.

Published on: December 24th, 2010 ComputerWorld Canada staff

The single greatest career move in IT history

Chances are no one has heard Eric Schmidt muttering under his breath, "Dang, I could have worked at Attachmate."The thought arose as I compiled a Novell corporate timeline to accompany our online coverage

Published on: December 7th, 2010 Paul McNamara

Attachmate to retain Novell Unix copyrights

Novell's copyrights for the Unix operating system will remain under Attachmate's control as part of the companies' pending merger, a Novell spokesman said Wednesday.The confirmation, which came in a terse message posted to

Published on: November 25th, 2010 joab jackson and chris kanaracus


For the first time in a long time, Novell Inc. has made abig splash across the blogosphere. Unfortunately it took the sale of itscompany to do it.Novell customers and partners were met with

Published on: November 22nd, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Novell sold to Attachmate for US$2.2 billion

Novell Inc. announced Monday that it has agreed to an acquisitionby Seattle-based Attachmate Corp. for US$2.2 billion. The move, which brings theNovell and SUSE brands to Attachmate, clears up Novell’s future after years

Published on: November 22nd, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

New Novell software manages multiple hypervisors

Novell Inc. on Monday launched new software that will let IT administrators manage virtual workloads running on multiple hypervisors from one management tool.The company’s Cloud Manager software aims to help organizations that are

Published on: September 13th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo