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Re: Novell acquired by Attachmate

On Tue, 2010-11-23 at 08:31 -0600, Thomas Boxley wrote:
> http://arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2010/11/novell-acquired-by-attachmate-sells-some-assets-to-microsoft.ars
> I'm not so sure about this. I've never heard of Attachmate.


This may be a case of the sardine swallowing the whale. I remember using
Attachmate's Reflextion X about ten years ago to connect to Unix boxes
from a Windows PC. There are a LOT of large enterprises using NetIQ
management system.

Following the acquisition, the Novell and SUSE lines will be split
apart. Steve thinks the Novell part will be allowed to die. I agree. The
SUSE part may become the integration platform for the rest of their

--Doc Savage
  Fairview Heights, IL

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