IBM and Novell announce that IBM will produce an open source client program for Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop operating system; shares rise as investors believe the deal will attract more enterprise customers.
The released final draft of the General Public License for Linux and other open source software is reported not to damage the agreement between Novell and Microsoft; stocks rise as investors are confident of the benefits to be reaped by Novell.
The final draft of the General Public License for Linux and other open source software does not hurt the agreement between Novell and Microsoft; shares rise as investors anticipate potential gains to be reaped.
Novell issues earnings estimates for 2007 that are below analyst estimates, causing investor confidence and stock prices to drop.
In a landmark deal, Microsoft and Novell announce a partnership where MSFT will resell Suse Linux coupons to its customers. .