Novell was recently rumored to be shopping itself around for a buyer. The new rumors? That it's doing some shopping of its own. In this, Novell isn't alone, with Dell also looking to pick up companies that can expand its product lines, as both look to grow despite CIOs' decreasing willingness to spend. Open source may factor into both companies' M&A strategies.
As reported in Daily News & Analysis, Novell CFO Dana Russell has said the company is "interested in making acquisition in the high-growth businesses like identity security and compliance management software, data centre … Read more