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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 reasons.

"Altiris would be accretive; XenSource would not. At least, not in the short term..."

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