Novell has announced the completion of its acquisition of SuSE Linux, a combination that brings global technical
support, consulting and training services and industry-leading networking and security to Linux, and provides a compelling alternative for companies
wishing to leverage the many benefits of open source.Novell now offers a full range of enterprise solutions on the Linux platform, from the server to
the desktop. The closing of the $210 million cash deal also opens the door for completion of the $50 million investment of IBM in Novell announced on
4 November last year.
February 4, 2004