Novell Acquired by Attachmate for $2.2 Billion

The kicker to this story is not the sale of SUSE linux, yet again, but rather the fact that Microsoft is once again involved in the deal.  This time, they are buying up $450 million in undisclosed IP assets held by Novell.

 

What’s Microsoft’s role in the Novell-Attachmate deal? | ZDNet

 

Seattle-based Attachmate Corp. is buying Novell for $2.2 billion, the companies announced on November 22. At the same time, Novell announced the “concurrent sale of certain intellectual property assets to CPTN Holdings LLC, a consortium of technology companies organized by Microsoft Corporation, for $450 million in cash.”

 

 

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