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Novell Inc
404 Wyman Street Suite 500
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: +1781.4648000
Fax: +1.

Novell, Inc. develops, implements and supports mixed source and open source software for use in business solutions. Its software solutions are grouped into three main solution categories: systems, security and identity management; open platform solutions, and workspace solutions. In addition, it offers worldwide information technology consulting, training and technical support services. Novell offers an open source platform along with integrated systems management and security and identity solutions. Its specific offerings include identity and access management products, resource management products, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Open Enterprise Server, NetWare, and Collaboration products on several operating systems, including Linux, NetWare, Windows, and Unix. On April 19, 2006, the Company acquired e-Security, Inc. On November 17, 2006, it acquired RedMojo Inc. On March 13, 2007, it sold its shares in Salmon Ltd. On May 24, 2006, it also sold its shares in Celerant consulting group.  Full Description

By the Numbers (Currency in Millions)
Employees 4,549
Market Cap $2,553.9
Total Debt $600.0
Cash Balance $675.8
Revenue $951.8
Revenue Growth (1yr) -6.9%
Revenue Growth (5yr) -1.6%
Operating Margin -4.0%
Operating Margin Growth (1yr) 40.8%
Operating Margin Growth (5yr) 6.4%
Net Margin 0.5%

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director Hovsepian, Ronald W.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary LaSala, Joseph A.
Senior Vice President - People Friedman, Alan J.

14 Sep 2007, 12:23 PM ET
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Sept 14 (Reuters) - SCO Group Inc filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code Friday, more than a month after a court rejected the software licensing company's copyright claims over the UNIX operating system. Full Article
14 Sep 2007, 11:35 AM ET
Sept 14 (Reuters) - Software licensing company SCO Group Inc said it filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Full Article
14 Sep 2007, 04:29 AM ET
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By Daisuke Wakabayashi and Eric Auchard Full Article
12 Sep 2007, 04:01 AM ET
Novell, Inc. and Microsoft Corp. announced the opening of the Microsoft and Novell Interoperability Lab in Cambridge, Mass. Full Article
29 Aug 2007, 08:00 PM ET
Novell, Inc. announced that announced that for fiscal 2007, it expects net revenue to be between $925 and $955 million, in line with prior guidance. Full Article
13 Aug 2007, 12:30 PM ET
Novell, Inc. announced the expansion of its enterprise management services capabilities through the acquisition of Senforce Technologies, a company in endpoint security management. Full Article
17 Sep 2007, 08:00 AM ET
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novell today announced the upcoming availability of Novell(R) Teaming and Novell Teaming + Conferencing, two new team workspace and real-time collaboration additions to Novell's workgroup product line. Full Press Release
13 Sep 2007, 04:30 AM ET
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- North America's largest transportation agency, New York City Transit, has turned to Novell for improved security and management of its identity infrastructure and network access. Full Press Release
12 Sep 2007, 12:49 PM ET
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novell today announced significant enhancements in the performance of SUSE(R) Linux Enterprise Server when the Linux* operating system is running as a virtual machine guest in a VMware* environment. Full Press Release
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