Novell today announced it will acquire SuSE, one of the leading enterprise Linux companies, expanding Novell’s ability to provide enterprise-class services and support on the Linux platform. With the open source expertise of SuSE Linux and Novell’s world-class networking and identity solutions and support, training and consulting services, Novell will be able to deliver Linux and all its components –- from the server to the desktop. Press release can be found here. This isn’t the first news of these companies interoperating. Update: C|Net News has a nice round-up article on it too.