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Novell’s Mobility Solutions Earn High Rankings from SC Magazine Six Years in a Row

ZENworks Mobile Management and Endpoint Protection Suite earn high marks for performance, ease of use, features and support

Provo, UT. | August 20, 2013

Novell today announced that its ZENworks® Mobile Management solution and its Endpoint Protection Suite have earned five-star and 4 ¾ star rankings, respectively, by the reviews and editorial staff at SC Magazine. This is the sixth consecutive year that the leading publication for IT professionals has awarded Novell products with consistently high marks for endpoint management and security, recognizing the maturity and flexibility of Novell’s products.

Novell’s mobility and endpoint products were evaluated in six categories, including Features, Ease of Use, Performance, Documentation, Support and Value for Money.  This was the first year ZENworks Mobile Management competed in the rankings, and SC Magazine awarded the product five stars for ease of management and deployment, and numerous security and policy options for a variety of device types. The five-star review can be viewed here: ZENworks Mobile Management.  In its inaugural year in the running, SC Magazine noted that, “Novell is a veteran in this business and ZENworks Mobile Management shows that pedigree.”

SC Magazine’s annual competitive reviews are well-respected and proof of Novell’s dedication to delivering secure enterprise management solutions,” said Novell VP of Engineering Dave Wilkes. "Earning a top spot in these rankings for the past six years is a remarkable achievement that showcases our ability to create product lines that meet ever-evolving enterprise needs.”

The Endpoint Protection Suite includes three software products: Novell Endpoint Security Management, Novell Full Disk Encryption, and an optional subscription to Novell ZENworks Patch Management. Together, these products earned recognition from SC Magazine for centralized management, diverse policy options and ease of control, deployment and navigation. The most recent review of the ZENworks Endpoint Protection Suite received 4 ¾ stars.

Novell ZENworks Mobile Management and Novell Endpoint Protection Suite enable organizations to maintain a necessary balance of enterprise security and employee productivity, while IT maintains the control and flexibility to meet the progressing needs of mobile workforces and diverse endpoints. For more information about Novell’s mobility and endpoint solutions, please visit:

About Novell

Novell, Inc. believes that customers should have choice and control of their IT systems. A global software leader for enterprises worldwide, Novell delivers solutions that make people more productive and work environments more secure and manageable. Novell supports thousands of organizations around the world with collaboration, endpoint management, and file and networking technologies, all of which drive end-user productivity. With solutions including Novell GroupWise, Novell ZENworks and Novell Open Enterprise Server, Novell focuses on today’s mobile, social and multi-platform world to help businesses stay competitive, minimize costs, and get more value from the software they already own. For more information, visit

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