SUSE IPO bit of a snooze
Lower price than expected
Swedish private equity firm EQT had high hopes for its SUSE IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and set the European Linux and cloud power's IPO price at €30 per share. Alas, SUSE's shares opened at €29.50 per share.
EQT planning IPO for SUSE
Leading EU Linux distributor could be worth $6 billion
EQT is planning an $6billion IPO for German Linux and enterprise software company SUSE.
Phone vendors are not updating their Linux kernels
Pop goes the kernel
Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman has warned that despite developer efforts, security problems can persist thanks to outside vendors beyond their control.
British SUSE sold to Swedish for $2.535 billion
End of an era
Britain’s Micro Focus has agreed to sell its SUSE open-source enterprise software business to Swedish buyout group EQT Partners for $2.535 billion.
Suse prepares for 64-bit Arm servers
Expanding hardware programme
Suse wants to speed the development of server systems based on 64-bit ARM processors.