Novell Hits Jackpot in Microsoft Patent Pay-Out
Jan 02, 2008, 13:45 (9 Talkback[s])
"The extent of Microsoft's generosity to its open-source patent
partners has been revealed in Novell's latest financial
"Novell's SEC filing reveals the company received $355.6m from
Microsoft during 2007, although some of that payment is 'being
recognised over future periods.'
"The payment forms a significant chunk of Novell's revenue, with
the company turning over $932m in 2007..."