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Posted: 12 Feb 2003

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The Novell? one Net vision is about enabling people to work together, work smarter and work from anywhere. In today's intense business environment, that means giving your mobile workforce easy access to e-mail and other tools they need to be productive and work securely. The BlackBerry* Wireless Handheld from Research in Motion Limited (RIM) combined with the RIM Wireless Handheld* product line is one of the most popular ways of giving people on the go easy, convenient access to e-mail. Now you can enhance the productivity of this mobile workforce by providing secure access to GroupWise? e-mail via the BlackBerry handheld.

Alliances That Work For You

Novell has partnered with the industry's leading providers of mobile and wireless solutions to extend GroupWise access to RIM handheld devices. These partnerships are delivering the security, mobility, productivity and low cost of ownership that businesses need for success in the Net economy.

Consilient Technologies offers its MX* (Mail eXtension) software, which wirelessly extends your Novell GroupWise server to BlackBerry handhelds without supplementary hardware purchases or changes to the handheld devices. With MX, GroupWise e-mail users enjoy secure, mobile access to their inboxes. Administrative tools available through the MX Console display minimize the time required to monitor and manage BlackBerry users and traffic.

Using a RIM Wireless Handheld, Motient's eLink* wireless e-mail service places the power of e-mail at GroupWise users fingertips. The eLink solution for GroupWise supports PIM functionality, wireless synchronization and forward capabilities. And eLink is backed by Motient, the nation's first and largest two-way wireless data network, which supports other 3rd party wireless GroupWise solutions.

The Jarna mobile solution suite includes a rich set of both personal and collaborative solutions. Jarna solutions provide message routing based on user preferences, corporate authentication, strong encryption, offline data access and wireless operation for both synchronization and device administration. A comprehensive administrative console minimizes deployment time and reduces maintenance complexity.

NotifyLink* from Notify Technology Corporation gives mobile professionals real-time ?Over-the-Air? Synchronization and ?Push Notification? of their e-mail, calendar, contacts and tasks. Users can read, compose, reply, forward and delete e-mail messages from a wireless two-way device. The NotifyLink Solution supports multiple wireless two-way devices, multiple networks, control of global settings, highlevel security, encryption and synchronization.

Connect Mobile Workers Securely

GroupWise gives you the best security available?not only for employees at headquarters, but also for people who connect from outside the firewall. GroupWise supports open security standards, so you can maintain secure, authenticated communications both internally and externally. With BlackBerry, encryption occurs between the handheld and the GroupWise system to ensure message integrity. It incorporates AES or Triple DES encryption technology to meet stringent corporate security guidelines for remote e-mail access. BlackBerry integration solutions from our partners take advantage of this technology to protect information that goes through the GroupWise system to RIM handheld devices.

Work Smarter, Work Anywhere

GroupWise e-mail keeps people in touch, so they can work together with optimum efficiency. And with BlackBerry integration, e-mail finds its way to mobile users quickly and securely. RIM handhelds are always on and always connected, allowing discreet notification when e-mail arrives. The combination of GroupWise and BlackBerry translates into significant productivity gains that have a positive impact on your company's bottom line.

Reduce Ownership Costs

GroupWise already offers the lowest cost per user of any of the leading communication and collaboration solutions. And Novell's aggressive pricing for Web- and wireless-only licenses enables you to extend access to mobile employees at a very affordable price. GroupWise is highly efficient, so you can support many more users on a single server than with competing solutions. So even if you have a large mobile workforce, you can minimize hardware acquisition, deployment and administrative costs.

With the addition of Novell ZENworks? for Handhelds, you get automated management for your growing population of handheld devices. ZENworks helps you reduce ownership costs, strengthen corporate data security and increase productivity for your mobile workforce.

Finally, BlackBerry integration solutions from our partners complement GroupWise administrative tools, helping you minimize the effort required to deploy and manage mobile users.

Novell Nterprise??Business in Motion

GroupWise is a key component of the Novell Nterprise solution family, which enables and manages the constant interaction of people with business systems. To learn more about GroupWise and Novell partner solutions for mobile and wireless access, visit

For More Information

Find out how Novell GroupWise can enhance security, mobility and productivity in your organization, while reducing the cost of delivering communication and collaboration services. Visit: groupwise.

You may also call Novell at:

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