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Forbes: Novell: We Surrender

Nov 09, 2006, 00:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Daniel Lyons)

"Three years ago this week, ailing software maker Novell paid $210 million to acquire Suse, a German version of the free operating system called Linux. Novell hoped that by embracing Linux, an alternative to the decidedly unfree Windows operating system from Microsoft, it could revive its dying software business.

"On Thursday, Novell effectively conceded that this effort has failed..."

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