“To encourage new applications for its directory server, Novell
Inc. has invested more than $15 million in five Internet companies:
Edgix, Food.com, Indus River, Red Hat Software and W.R.
“NDS traditionally has been used by companies to manage their
own internal networks, but Novell has expanded the number of
platforms it runs on — with a Linux version of NDS planned — in
order to make it more attractive to Internet businesses.”