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Novell ZENworks Wins InfoWorld Technology of the Year for Systems Management

WALTHAM, Mass. | January 10, 2005

 Novell today announced Novell ZENworks 6.5 received the 2005 Technology of the Year Award for Best Systems Management Solution from InfoWorld. The Jan. 3, 2005 issue of InfoWorld announcing the winners noted that ZENworks 6.5 is “a venerable suite that improves support for handhelds and reaches out to Linux.”

“We are honored to receive this recognition, and the testing done by InfoWorld reflects what we are hearing from customers,” said David Litwack, Novell senior vice president and general manager for Identity Services. “ZENworks is the only major systems management solution that manages the entire lifecycle of desktops, laptops, servers and handheld devices across multiple platforms including Linux. With automated resource management, based on established identities and policies, companies are able to eliminate administrative burdens and quickly realize a return on their investment.”

Novell ZENworks allows organizations to consolidate the management of their IT resources and reduce the costs of managing their environment throughout the entire business lifecycle of desktops, laptops, servers and handhelds. Only ZENworks provides secure, identity-based, Policy-Driven Automation for efficient application management, patch management, asset management and OS migration to deliver and maintain a trusted and stable environment, while eliminating administrator effort and overhead. For more information about Novell ZENworks, please visit

About Novell

Novell, Inc. (Nasdaq: NOVL) is a leading provider of infrastructure software and services to over 50,000 customers in 43 countries. With more than 20 years of experience in data center, workgroup and desktop solutions, Novell's 6,000 employees, 5,000 partners and support centers around the world are meeting customer requirements for identity-driven computing and Linux solutions. By providing enterprise-class software and support for commercial and open source software, Novell delivers increased operating flexibility and choice at a lower total cost of ownership. More information about Novell can be found at

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