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Novell, Inc. /nˈvɛl/ was an American software and services company headquartered in Provo, Utah. It had been instrumental in making Utah Valley a focus for technology and software development. Novell technology contributed to the emergence of local area networks, which displaced the dominant mainframe computing model and changed computing worldwide. Today, a primary focus of the company is on developing software for enterprise.

Novell, Inc.
Division
Industry Computer software
Fate Acquired by Micro Focus International (November 2014)
Founded 1979; 37 years ago (1979)
Provo, Utah, United States
Headquarters Provo, Utah, United States
Products
Parent Micro Focus International
Website www.novell.com

Novell, Inc. /nˈvɛl/ was an American software and services company headquartered in Provo, Utah. It had been instrumental in making Utah Valley a focus for technology and software development. Novell technology contributed to the emergence of local area networks, which displaced the dominant mainframe computing model and changed computing worldwide. Today, a primary focus of the company is on developing software for enterprise.

The company was originally an independent corporate entity until it was acquired as a wholly owned subsidiary by The Attachmate Group; this latter was acquired in 2014 by Micro Focus International, of which Novell is now a division.