March 11, 2005
Impact of the Mandrake-Conectiva Acquisition on the Linux Landscape (Part 2)
Mandrakesoft (stock symbol MDKFF) plans to acquire Conectiva. Both Mandrakesoft and Conectiva develop, publish, maintain, and distribute the GNU-Linux operating system in packages called Linux distributions. Along with Novell-SUSE (NOVL) Linux and Red Hat (RHAT) Linux, Mandrake-Conectiva is in the top-tier of Linux distribution providers.