Stories by Carolyn A. April

  • Novell dives into app development

    Looking to shed its image as a staid network OS company, Novell is unleashing a new strategy focused on Web services development, secure ID management, cross-platform network services and consulting.

  • Software AG buys back primary US distributor

    German software vendor Software AG is buying back its main US distributor in a US$360 million deal. Software AG will pay $11.50 in cash for each outstanding share of Saga Systems, which services some 1,500 customers in North America as well as clients in South America, Israel, and Japan.

  • Seybold champions the customer

    Know thy customer. The customer's always right. Careful attention to these timeless adages is more critical to success in the Net economy than all the technology a company can throw at its online business, according to analyst Patricia Seybold.