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Novell Inc.
Public (NASDAQNOVL)
Industry Software
Founded Provo, Utah (1983)
Headquarters ,
USA
Key people
Ron Hovsepian, CEO and President
John Dragoon, Senior Vice President, CMO
Dana Russell, Senior Vice President, CFO
Products Novell eDirectory
Novell Open Enterprise Server
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Novell NetWare
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
Novell GroupWise
Novell ZENworks
Novell Identity Manager
Novell Access Manager
Novell exteNd
Novell BorderManager
PlateSpin Forge, PowerConvert and PowerRecon
Revenue IncreaseUS$932.5 million (2007)
Operating income
DecreaseUS$55.8 million (2007)
(-6.0% operating margin)
DecreaseUS$44.5 million (2007)
(-4.7% profit margin)
Number of employees
4,100 (2008)

Novell Inc. (NASDAQNOVL) is a global software corporation based in the United States specializing in enterprise operating systems such as SUSE Linux Enterprise and Novell NetWare; identity, security and systems management solutions; and collaboration solutions. Together with WordPerfect, Novell was instrumental in making the Utah Valley a focus for high-technology software development. Today this area has many small companies whose employees have previously worked at Novell.

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