The Attachmate Group Completes Acquisition of Novell

HOUSTON – April 27, 2011 – The Attachmate Group today announced the completion of the acquisition of Novell, Inc., a leader in intelligent workload management, under the terms of the definitive agreement disclosed on November 22, 2010. Novell will now operate as two separate business units under the Novell® and SUSE® brand names and join Attachmate® and NetIQ® as holdings of The Attachmate Group.

The addition of Novell furthers the mission of The Attachmate Group and its ability to support customers’ strategic and tactical business requirements through innovative solutions, quality products, and exceptional service. The Attachmate Group product families now include complementary solutions that range across IT operations management; open source; end user computing and collaboration; host connectivity and legacy modernization; security, identity and compliance management; virtualization and cloud computing; and more.

About The Attachmate Group
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, The Attachmate Group is a privately-held software holding company, comprising distinct IT brands dedicated to the long-term success of our customers. We deliver enterprise solutions to extend, manage and secure increasingly complex IT environments. Principal holdings include Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE.

Copyright© 2011 The Attachmate Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Attachmate and the Attachmate logo are registered trademarks of the Attachmate Corporation. NetIQ and the NetIQ logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of NetIQ Corporation. Novell, the Novell logo, SUSE and the SUSE logo are registered trademarks of Novell, Inc. All other trademarks, trade names, or company names referenced herein are used for identification only and are the property of their respective owners.

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