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Novell Mulls Acquisition Offer

Novell, a company now based in your editor's city of current residence (Waltham, Mass.) has a suitor. A hedge fund based in New York (Boo! Just kidding) wants to buy the one-time Microsoft rival and current Microsoft patent partner for $2 billion.

Novell is...thinking about it, we suppose, but meanwhile a bidding war among bigger tech vendors could be in the offing. Exciting times in Waltham.

Posted by Lee Pender on March 04, 2010 at 11:56 AM


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