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Waltham, USA
404 Wyman Street
Suite 500
Waltham, MA, 02451
US Corporate Address
1800 South Novell Place
Provo, UT, 84606


Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Vice President, Global Sales Operations
Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
L3 support
Senior Vice President


Fortefi, 2/2009
Managed Objects, 11/2008 $45M
Sitescape, 2/2008



Novell engages in the development and integration of mixed information technology environments worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Open Platform Solutions, Identity and Security Management, Systems and Resource Management, and Workgroup.

The Open Platform Solutions segment delivers Linux solutions for the enterprises. Its products include SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, an open source server operating system for professional deployment in heterogeneous IT environments; SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, a business desktop product that brings together the Linux operating environment with various business applications; openSUSE, a home computing product; and SUSE Engineering, a product development work for its customers.

The Identity and Security Management segment integrates, secures, and manages IT assets. Its product line comprises Identity Manager, a data-sharing and synchronization solution; Access Manager that simplifies and safeguards online asset-sharing; SecureLogin, a directory-integrated authentication solution; Sentinel that automates the monitoring of IT effectiveness; Novell eDirectory; and Compliance Management Platform.

The Systems and Resource Management segment offers various products under ZENworks brand that protect the integrity of networks by centralizing, automating, and simplifying network management.

The Workgroup segment provides workgroup solutions that offer infrastructure, services, and tools, which customers require to collaborate across various devices. Novell, Inc. also provides various professional, technical support, and training services.

Recent Milestones



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  1. Attachmate Corporation To Buy Novell For $2.2 Billion ( [edit]
  2. Novell Acquires Privileged User Management Technology From Fortefi ( [edit]
  3. Novell to Acquire Managed Objects ( [edit]
  4. Alarm:Clock ( [edit]
  5. Novell to be bought for $2.2B by Attachmate ( [edit]
    Novell wins appeal of Microsoft antitrust lawsuit ( [edit]
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