InfoWorld: Which Should Novell Buy? XenSource or Altiris?
Jan 05, 2007, 04:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"A conversation with a friend today made me wonder, 'What will
Novell buy?' Word on the street is that the company has $200M or so
burning a hole in its pocket, with Altiris and XenSource as
potential acquisition candidates. If there's any fire behind the
smoke, both deals could make sense, albeit for very different
"Altiris would be accretive; XenSource would not. At least, not
in the short term..."