Novell Buys SiteScape

Novell (Nasdaq: NOVL) has acquired SiteScape, a Maynard, Mass.-based provider of open-source team collaboration solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. SiteScape had raised around $11 million in VC funding since 1999, from firms like the Massachusetts Technology Development Corp., SAIC Venture Capital and Echelon Ventures. 


Novell today announced it has acquired SiteScape, a leader in open source team collaboration, extending Novell's leadership in, and commitment to, innovative and open collaboration solutions. SiteScape, the founder of the ICEcore open source collaboration project, brings impressive team workspace and real-time collaboration capabilities to Novell