Company:  NOVELL INC
Form Type:  S-8 POS
Filing Date:  4/28/2011 
CIK:  0000758004 
Address:  404 WYMAN STREET, SUITE 500 
City, State, Zip:  WALTHAM, Massachusetts 02451 
Telephone:  (801) 861-7000 
Fiscal Year:  10/31 
Description of Business
On November 21, 2010, we entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") with Attachmate Corporation, a Washington corporation ("Attachmate"), and Longview Software Acquisition Corp., a Delaware corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Attachmate ("Merger Sub"). The Merger Agreement provides that, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Merger Agreement, Merger Sub will be merged with and into us, with us continuing as the surviving corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Attachmate.
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