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Novell Garners Two NetWorld+Interop Best of Show Awards

Novell, Inc., a leader in eBusiness solutions and Net services software, today announced that two Novell® products were named "Best of Show" at NetWorld®+Interop* 2001 Atlanta. Novell ZENworks® for Desktops 3.2 received the Best of Show award in the Network Management category, and Novell Internet Messaging System (NIMS) 3.0 was named Best of Show in Network Applications Software.

PROVO, Utah | October 24, 2001

  • Novell ZENworks for Desktops 3.2 earns top honors in Network Management category and Novell Internet Messaging System (NIMS) 3.0 named best Network Applications Software
  • Novell is only vendor with multiple products chosen as Best of Show
  • Winners selected by editors of CMP Media's InternetWeek and Network Computing magazines

Novell, Inc., a leader in eBusiness solutions and Net services software, today announced that two Novell® products were named "Best of Show" at NetWorld®+Interop* 2001 Atlanta. Novell ZENworks® for Desktops 3.2 received the Best of Show award in the Network Management category, and Novell Internet Messaging System (NIMS) 3.0 was named Best of Show in Network Applications Software. Announced this week by CMP Media, the award winners were selected by editors of InternetWeek and Network Computing magazines for their impact on the industry and their level of innovation. Novell is the only vendor to have multiple products chosen as Best of Show.

"These awards are independent validation of Novell's success and innovation in providing customers solutions to real business problems," said Craig Miller, vice president and general manager of Novell's Net Management business unit. "Whether they are using ZENworks to reduce the time and costs associated with managing workstations, or NIMS to provide low-cost, standards-based messaging for up to millions of users, customers are able to leverage their existing infrastructure while helping employees be more productive and deliver improved service to their own customers."

NIMS 3.0, a cross-platform Internet messaging system that provides e-mail and calendar capabilities while supporting more than 100,000 users on a single server, is one of the first e-mail systems to deliver calendaring and schedule sharing across the Internet. NIMS 3.0 leverages the strength of Novell eDirectory to deliver a highly scalable messaging infrastructure at a very low cost. NIMS operates on multiple platforms, including Novell NetWare®, Solaris* and Linux*, and supports multiple clients such as Outlook*, Eudora*, Novell GroupWise® and Netscape Mail*. NIMS 3.0 delivers unmatched value and functionality to organizations looking to deploy flexible, low-cost, scalable messaging systems.

Novell ZENworks for Desktops 3.2 is the latest version of the most widely deployed directory-enabled desktop management solution on the market. ZENworks simplifies network administration by leveraging eDirectory to automate and streamline software distribution and repair, desktop configuration, remote management, and workstation operating system imaging. ZENworks for Desktops also operates across network operating systems, including NetWare and Windows NT*/2000, managing Windows workstations on networks as one Net. According to a recent IDC white paper, ZENworks gave customers a payback time of less than three months and an average three-year return on investment of 2,039 percent.

For more information about ZENworks, NIMS and other Novell Net services software, visit http://www.novell.com/products.

About Novell
Novell, Inc. (NASDAQ: NOVL), is a leader in eBusiness solutions and Net services software designed to secure and power the networked world. Novell and its subsidiary, Cambridge Technology Partners, help organizations solve complex business challenges, simplify their systems and processes, and capture new opportunities with one Net solutions. Novell provides worldwide channel, consulting, education and developer programs to support its offerings.

For information on Novell's complete range of products and services, contact Novell's Customer Response Center at (888) 321-4CRC (4272), or visit Novell's Web site at http://www.novell.com. Information on eBusiness and e-integration solutions from Cambridge Technology Partners can be accessed at http://www.ctp.com. Press may access Novell announcements and company information on the World Wide Web at http://www.novell.com/pressroom.

Novell, NetWare, GroupWise and ZENworks are registered trademarks, NetWorld is a registered service mark, and eDirectory, NIMS and Novell Internet Messaging System are trademarks of Novell, Inc. in the United States and other countries. *All third-party trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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