View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
July 14, 1997updated 05 Sep 2016 1:07pm


By CBR Staff Writer

Novell Inc, still battling it out with the Timpanogas Research Group Inc over just who owns the rights to the next generation Wolf Mountain technology it first demonstrated at the Brainshare conference earlier this year (CI No 3,133; 3,168), has signed up IBM Corp and Hewlett-Packard Co as the latest Wolf Mountain partners. Novell announced the new partners at BrainShare ’97 in Australia, where it showed a Wolf Mountain cluster made up of 12 Intel-based servers from various manufacturers, some of them multiprocessors. The full roster of Wolf Mountain supporters now includes Compaq Computer Corp (and its new Tandem Computers Inc acquisition), Cheyenne Software Inc, Dolphin Interconnect Solutions Inc, Fujitsu Ltd, G2 Networks Inc, Intel Corp, Mitsubishi Ltd, Ing C Olivetti SpA, Oracle Corp, Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme AG, and Unisys Corp. However, the key members of the original Wolf Mountain team have gone to Timpanogos to work on a Windows NT version of the technology, in direct competition with Novell. The two companies are now engaged in a multi million dollar lawsuit that looks unlikely to be resolved anytime soon. According to InfoWorld, Timpanogas has offered Novell a $10m licensing agreement for rights to the technology.

Content from our partners
Green for go: Transforming trade in the UK
Manufacturers are switching to personalised customer experience amid fierce competition
How many ends in end-to-end service orchestration?

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.