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Novell Acquired: 11 Questions The VAR Guy is on vacation this week. But if he had access to WiFi, The VAR Guy would ask 11 questions about Novell’s two-part company sale for $2.2 billion. Attachmate essentially acquires Novell’s businesses while a Microsoft-led consortium purchases certain Novell intellectual property assets. How’s that for an interesting twist? Hmmm… Here are those 11 questions about the deal.

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Novell Attachmate lawsuits Not everyone is happy about Attachmate's bid to acquire Novell for $2.2 billion. In fact, the deal has now attracted at least two (and likely many more to come) legal 'investigations' which could ultimately result in class action law suits.

One of the investigations is being led by Weiss & Lurie, a national class action and shareholder rights law firm while a second investigation is being run by Kendal Law Group, led by former federal judge Joe Kendall.

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