Novell confirms 100 layoffs

Summary:The open source vendor Novell on Saturday confirmed that the company was trimming its workforce by less than 100 people, considerably fewer than had been anticipated.Various sources had claimed that the company wanted to cuts its 4,200 worldwide employees by as much as 1,000.

The open source vendor Novell on Saturday confirmed that the company was trimming its workforce by less than 100 people, considerably fewer than had been anticipated.

Various sources had claimed that the company wanted to cuts its 4,200 worldwide employees by as much as 1,000.

In December, Novell’s quarterly results showed that the company had lost$6m compared to a loss of $13m in the corresponding quarter of the previous financial year.

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