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Cool Success Central

Free Webinars Relating to Novell Success and Partner Solutions

Program Overview

Cool Success Central Contest!
Register to win an iPod Shuffle by downloading one of CSC's archived demonstrations (see below)!

Congrats to Sarah Bailey winner of last weeks prize (week of 07/31/06)!
Contact Zach Bitner to claim your prize.

Many Novell users and Cool Solutions community members have asked for examples of Novell based successes, which highlight Novell partner solutions used by real Novell customers. The Cool Success Central and Webinars is an answer to these requests. The Cool Success Central and Webinar series will be an ongoing resource for you to hear live success story webinars from Novell customers ... real users!

New, free webinars will be posted regularly to this page. These webinars are designed to help you make more of your GroupWise, NetWare, ZENworks, Linux, eDirectory, and other Novell technology investments.

This program is sponsored by GroupLink® Corporation and Novell Cool Solutions. If you have any suggestions for success stories, please feel free to let us know by emailing

Upcoming Webinar Topics (Check back frequently to see new topics)

Webinar Date

Hear from a peer! GroupLink everything HelpDesk™

July 19th at 10AM Central Daylight Time/11AM Eastern

Dan Klamert from the Oconomowoc Area School District will be demonstrating how he uses his help desk solution to enhance his end-user satisfaction as well as leverage his Novell investments. Join us for this Webinar and learn what everything HelpDesk™ did for Dan, from creating a superior knowledgebase to streamlining his IT Departments ticket workflow and more. Register below and see what everything HelpDesk can do for you!

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Upgrade Your Users to GroupWise 7 SP1

With the recent release of GroupWise 7 SP1, many organizations are poised to upgrade to GroupWise 7. But during this upgrade process, many administrators forget the most important upgrade-their users. See the ways you can upgrade your users and learn a few tips and tricks you can pass on to increase GroupWise productivity.

Free BrainStorm Webinar July 25, 9 a.m. MST (11 Eastern, 8 Pacific)

Come learn how you can upgrade your users when you upgrade to GroupWise 7 SP1. BrainStorm, Inc., the Novell Authorized End-User Training Partner, will discuss why end-user training is important and show some ways you can be sure your users are getting the most out of GroupWise 7.

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Past Webinars Available to Download

Archived recordings of recent webinars and pdf files are available below.

Past Webinar Description
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See how Baltimore County magnified the impact of GroupWise, and greatly increased user productivity. Learn how they used Makau training services to provide a cost effective solution to on-site and off-site training 30-Nov-2005
Email Archiving for Novell GroupWise: A Cablevision Case Study 21-Jul-2005
I.T. Best Practices Webinar for Government & Academic Organizations 10-Jun-2005
See how one school district responded to an increased demand for remote access to district IT resources through Stoneware's webNetwork. 26-May-2005
ITIL Best Practices with I.T. HelpDesk in Action - Novell enabled - Washington County Board of Education 12-May-2005
Tracking resource utilization at a University - Making better decisions to support, staff, and budget for computer resources. 27-Apr-2005
NetVision's NVIdentity, a unique user administration and identity management solution designed to help large, multi-faceted facilities improve security control, ensure consistent account information, and simplify identity in complex IT environments.

Guest speakers: Guest speakers: James Johnatakis, Boise State University; Jim Allred, VP of Marketing, NetVision ?
See how a large organization overcame the problem of configuring a massive amount of printers across five buildings within minutes and without the Network Administrator having to leave their desk.

Guest speakers: Matt Blunk, State of Utah; Christian Hayes, Printer Properties Pro? Technical Support Manager
I.T. HelpDesk - - ITIL Compatible, Inexpensive Service Support Tools for Novell or Linux Environments - - Especially for Government, Education, and Healthcare organizations.

Guest speakers: Cori Chappell, Network Engineer, Texas State Technical College; Paul Perkins, GroupLink Account Executive

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