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October 4, 1990
Novell Inc. announced it has acquired the remaining 40% of Toronto-based Indisy Software Inc., a connectivity and electronic messaging software company. Novell has held a 60% interest in Indisy Software since July, 1988. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Indisy president A. L. Frank will continue to work with Novell for the immediate future as a sales and marketing consultant, said Kanwal Rekhi, Novell executive vice president of product development.
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BUSINESS
May 22, 1990 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Novell Inc. said Monday that it would be open to renewing merger talks with Lotus Development but added that no such negotiations are being contemplated or sought. The collapse last weekend of the nearly $1.5-billion deal to create the largest software industry merger ever leaves intact the balance of power in the business, dominated by Microsoft Corp. of Redmond, Wash.
BUSINESS
May 21, 1990 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The biggest merger in software industry history fell apart over the weekend when executives of Lotus Development and Novell Inc. could not agree on the number of directors each side should have in the combined company. Billed as a merger of equals, the nearly $1.5-billion stock swap would have created one of the nation's largest computer software companies, making it a formidable competitor to industry leader Microsoft of Redmond, Wash.
BUSINESS
April 7, 1990 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a bold move to become a full-service software house, Lotus Development Corp. announced Friday that it will buy Novell Inc., creator of the top-selling personal computer networking program and leader of one of the most important segments in the PC software industry. The deal, whose current market value was pegged at about $1.
BUSINESS
December 28, 1989 | United Press International
Novell Inc. said it has discontinued the production of two hardware connectivity products, the EtherSC and EXport 2000.
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