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Posted: 7 Aug 2003
 

"GroupWise has been cross-platform enabled for more than a decade, and now Novell is expanding its scope to embrace the rapidly growing Linux market"

Chris Stone
Vice Chairman, Office of the CEO

SAN FRANCISCO (LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2003) ? Aug. 5, 2003 ? As part of its broad commitment to providing top network services to Linux users, Novell today introduced the most trusted and secure collaboration platform in the industry running entirely on Linux. Novell? GroupWise? for Linux, due the first half of 2004, will include GroupWise client and server services running entirely on Linux. A Novell Nterprise? product, GroupWise handles e-mail, calendaring, instant messaging, contact management, document management and workflow services across network operating systems including Novell NetWare?, Windows NT*/2000 and now Linux.

"GroupWise has been cross-platform enabled for more than a decade, and now Novell is expanding its scope to embrace the rapidly growing Linux market," said Chris Stone, Novell vice chairman - Office of the CEO. "GroupWise for Linux brings the reliability and rich feature set of a proven collaboration environment to the Linux enterprise, giving customers the ability to choose the network platform they want while still being able to take advantage of a world-class enterprise collaboration solution. That sums up Novell's Linux strategy: proven Novell network services and support on the customer's platform of choice."

In April, Novell announced the upcoming availability of a Java*-based GroupWise client for Linux, which will be joined by the GroupWise for Linux server component to create the complete GroupWise for Linux solution. The GroupWise Cross-Platform Client is currently in beta testing, and the server component enters beta in late September. GroupWise will also fully support and integrate with the Ximian Evolution collaboration client, which was acquired by Novell earlier this week.

Read the complete Press Release here: http://www.novell.com/news/press/archive/2003/08/pr03052.html.

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