Novell nets Salmon

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In brief Novell has bought Salmon, the Watford, UK IT consultancy firm, to beef up its European enterprise consulting and services operations. Terms of today's transaction were not disclosed. According to a joint statement, Salmon's expertise in delivering web-based technology projects to enterprises will add to Novell’s existing consulting practice, particular in the UK. Novell hopes the deal will push it forward in both the identity management and Linux markets by using Salmon’s expertise in areas such as consulting, education and technical support. Salmon employs 130 people. ®

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