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Rising costs are squeezing your margins, and it's hard to pass these costs along. With increasingly connected customers accessing information from more and more sources, it's even tougher to maintain a competitive advantage and profitable growth.
From keeping your employees productive to servicing your customers better, you must now run your business faster and leaner than ever. You need solutions that encourage collaboration, reduce IT management costs and increase your productivity so that your IT infrastructure contributes to—rather than erodes—your margins.
Peerless Clothing reduced desktop imaging time by 90% with Novell ZENworks.
Sesame Workshop implemented Novell ZENworks Asset Management, reducing inventory administration time by 70%.
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While today's IT environments are increasingly complex, IT budgets are increasingly limited. Student, faculty and staff populations each pose unique challenges, but they all demand anytime, anywhere access to critical applications, collaboration tools and their data. In addition, the need to manage dispersed environments creates ongoing challenges for your already tapped IT staff.
In this era of doing more with less, you need a way to easily support all users across all locations. You must be able to handle administrative tasks such as provisioning/de-provisioning email and team workspace accounts and delivering software updates efficiently and cost-effectively. Centralizing application management would help you automate many IT functions, improving productivity and ensuring everyone has access to what they need — whenever and wherever they are.
Cobb County School District
With Novell Storage Manager, the IT staff can automatically create file storage for users based on their user information stored in Novell eDirectory. When a student moves grades, or a teacher transfers to another site, they can continue to access their data. Students can access their e-portfolio from grade school to graduation.
The George Washington University
The George Washington University uses several Novell products that drive down costs and increase IT efficiency, using GroupWise for collaboration, Cluster Services for reliability, and ZENworks for workstation control.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München used Novell Vibe to create a web-based platform that gives staff, students and partners secure access to documents, blogs and wikis.
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Succeeding in the new economy requires balancing the realities of the shifting regulatory landscape with the drive for innovation. And increasing your profitability while navigating new business models demands even greater efficiency and cost management.
In this climate of change, you need a cost-effective IT infrastructure that frees you from proprietary system silos without sacrificing performance or reliability. You need solutions that keep your people productive and compliant.
GFKL Financial Services AG
Using Identity Manager and ZENworks Configuration Management, GFKL accelerated new user provisioning, reduced IT overhead, improved software distribution and license management, and created a secure desktop environment.
VIST Financial Corp
"Implementing Novell ZENworks is the best thing I ever did. It's fantastic and a huge time saver. Now we can spend time managing our infrastructure, rather than traveling to all our offices. Novell ZENworks easily paid for itself in the first year."
VP of IT
VIST Financial Corp.
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Shrinking budgets and demands for newer services are forcing agencies to optimize for maximum performance. At the same time, societal, economic and political forces are increasing pressure to deliver results and demonstrate accountability from growing volumes of data.
In this environment, you must make fiscally responsible decisions. And the IT infrastructure you choose must enable productive collaboration and system interoperability while reducing management complexity.
BAFA simplified software licensing and standardized its IT environment by migrating from Microsoft Exchange to Novell GroupWise.
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Your doctors, nurses and other providers rely on a wide array of cutting-edge technologies to optimize patient care. As a result, your IT investments have been on the rise — and your IT team is struggling to keep up with end-user demands, storage issues and, most importantly, security.
Maintaining a healthy IT environment means cleaning up and consolidating your resources so that your team can easily manage everything from one central location. It also means helping your employees to collaborate whenever and wherever they are — securely. With the right solution, you will continue to safeguard patient privacy, simplify IT governance and greatly improve productivity.
Bromley Primary Care Trust
Bromley Primary Care Trust uses ZENworks Configuration Management to remotely manage more than 800 PCs at doctors' offices, cutting IT travel and improving security.
Surrey Community Health
"Provisioning now is simply a matter of putting the new user into the relevant group or groups. We've integrated the provisioning with Novell Storage Manager, so that Novell Identity Manager can automatically create each user's home drive. This has saved us enormous amounts of time in migrating some 2,500 users to virtual servers in our new data centre."
Surrey Community Health
Wyoming Medical Center
Wyoming Medical Center chose Novell ZENworks Configuration Management to standardize, secure and centrally manage its environment as it transforms itself into an enterprise-class organization.
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Today's fierce competitive landscape demands that you accelerate innovation and improve collaboration throughout your worldwide supply chain. You must also apply consistent standards and achieve lean manufacturing processes to get your products to market faster than ever before.
What's one of the keys to a sustainable future? Choosing an IT infrastructure that increases agility and reduces IT management costs without sacrificing reliability or security.
Interroll uses Novell ZENworks to deploy and manage applications, enforce corporate IT policies and enable asset management on users' PCs.
Johnsonville Sausage implemented Novell ZENworks to reduce IT travel time by 90%.
"It was very important to us that the project would provide a measurable reduction in total cost of operations. We were delighted to find that Novell ZENworks was delivering an immediate return on investment."
Head of IT Information Systems Department