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GroupWise 2014 Feature Comparison

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Feature GroupWise 2014 GroupWise 2012 GroupWise 8

General

Online/Caching/Remote Modes Yes Yes Yes
Archive/Backup Yes Yes Yes
Mailbox Proxy Yes Yes Yes
Personal Folders Yes Yes Yes
Junk Mail Handling Yes Yes Yes
Auto Cleanup Options (Archive, Delete, Empty) Yes Yes Yes
Mac Intel Support Yes Yes
Windows 7 Task Bar Integrations Yes Yes No

Mail

Preloaded Personal Signatures Yes No No
Flexible Email Compose Options Yes No No
Welcome/Tutorial Page Yes No No
Search, then Open and Navigate to Folder Yes No No
“Quick To” List Yes No No
Duplicate Item Yes No
Simplified Filing for Emails Yes
WebAccess Auto-Refresh Yes No No
Streamlined Compose View Yes
Options Slideout Yes No No
Search Trash Yes No No
Search Folders Yes No No
Support for Mail, Appointment Notes, Tasks, Phone (Personal and Group) Yes Yes Yes
Resend/Retract Messages, Appointments, etc. Yes Yes Yes
Status Tracking Yes Yes Yes
Simplified Properties Pages Yes Yes No
Find/Search/Filter Yes Yes Yes
QuickViewer Yes Yes Yes
Attachment Viewing–All Types Yes Yes Yes
Categories Yes Yes Yes
Relevance Sort (Folders, Categories) Yes Yes No
Change To (Any Type to Any Type) Yes Yes Yes
Auto Spell Checking/Spell As You Go Yes Improved Yes
Auto Signatures/Multiple Signatures Yes Improved in Web Yes
Digitally Sign and Encrypt (S/MIME)/Certificate Management Yes Yes Yes
Reply Format Options Yes Yes Yes
Delay Delivery/Mail Priority/Reply Requested Yes Yes Yes
Return Notifications Yes Yes Yes
Global Signatures Yes Yes Yes
Rules-based Messaging Handling Yes Yes Yes
Flexible Forwarding Yes Yes Yes
Notifications of New Mail, Alarms Yes Yes Yes
Shared Folders Yes Yes Yes
Share a Folder Tree Yes Yes No
Document Management Yes Yes Yes
Home View Yes Yes Yes
User Interface Enhancements: Color-coded Categories, Tasklist Yes Yes Yes
MAPI Support Yes Yes Yes
POP/IMAP/NNTP/RSS Client Support Yes Yes Yes
Routing Slips Yes Yes Yes
SMTP over SSL Yes Yes Yes
POP and IMAP Service over SSL Yes Yes Yes
Default E-Mail Character Set Yes Yes Yes
Mailbox Size Limit (Greater than 4GB) Yes Yes Yes
OpenOffice or Microsoft Word Email Editor Yes Yes Yes
Unopened Message Preview Yes Yes Yes
Auto Save Yes Yes Yes
Send Modified Attachments Yes Yes No
Quick Find includes Distribution Lists Yes Yes No
Feature-Rich, Customizable Home View (Web Panels, Multiple Columns) Yes Yes Yes
Threaded View on All Messages Yes Yes Yes
Filter by Items with Attachments Yes Yes Yes
Export/Import/Email Custom Home View Settings Yes Yes Yes
Native RSS Reader Yes Yes Yes
Social Icon Indicators (Vibe, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
Use Native Applications to View Attachments (Adobe, Office, OpenOffice, QuickTime and Flash) Yes Yes Yes

Calendar and Scheduling

Busy Search Contacts and Resources Yes Yes Yes
Day, Week, Month, Year, etc. Views of Calendars Yes Yes Yes
Multi-User Calendar Yes Yes Yes
Calendar and Scheduling Yes Yes Yes
All-Day Events Yes Yes Yes
Support for Recurring Appointments Yes Yes Yes
Calendar Printing to HTML Yes Yes Yes
Multiple Calendars Yes Yes Yes
iCalendar Support Yes Yes Yes
User-level Time Zone Support Yes Yes Yes
Delegate Yes Improved Yes
Multiple Busy Levels Yes Yes Yes
Work Schedule Definitions Yes Yes Yes
Dual Time Zone Display Yes Yes Yes
Import/Export Calendars Yes Yes Yes
Publish Personal Calendars No Yes Yes
Subscribe to External Calendars Yes Yes Yes
External Free/Busy Search Yes Yes Yes
Collapse Recurring Appointments in Mailbox Option Yes Yes Yes
Modify Appointments–Resend Not Required Yes Yes No
Date Display from Contacts into Calendar (Birthdays, Anniversaries) Yes Yes Yes
Auto-accept Own Appointments Yes Yes Yes

Contact Management

Support for Contacts, Groups, Resources, Companies Yes Yes Yes
Improved Name Completion Control Yes No No
Address Book Printing Yes Yes Yes
Shared Address Books Yes Yes Yes
Client-side LDAP Support Yes Yes Yes
Contacts Business Card View Yes Yes Yes
Support for Birthday / Anniversary Fields in Contacts (including Year) Yes Yes Yes
Contacts Index and Lettered Tabs Yes Yes Yes
Multiple Contacts Folders Yes Yes Yes
Import/Export Contacts Yes Yes Yes
Display Contact Address in HTML Maps Yes Yes Yes
Quick-View of History Per Contact Yes Yes Yes
Photos for Contacts Yes Yes Yes
Drag and Drop Contact Pictures into the Contact Properties Dialog Yes Yes Yes
Export Contacts to CSV or vCard format Yes Yes Yes
Contact Notes Yes Yes Yes
Send Email to Pre-Defined Contact Organization Yes Yes Yes
Easily Search Contacts Across Multiple Books Yes Yes Yes
Relevance Sorting of Name Completion Entries Yes Yes No

Task Management

Sort By Any Field Yes Yes Yes
Rules for Items Marked Complete Yes Yes Yes
Sub-items Yes Yes Yes
Percent Complete Yes Yes Yes

Real-Time Collaboration

Instant Messaging Yes Yes Yes
Chat Yes Yes Yes
Buddy Lists Yes Yes Yes

Novell Vibe Integrations

Send Email to a Teaming File/Folder to Update Page Yes Yes Yes
Receive Teaming File/Folder Updates by Email Yes Yes Yes
Receive iCal Appointments from Teaming Yes Yes Yes
Receive iCal Tasks from Teaming Yes Yes Yes
Receive Conferencing Notifications by Email Yes Yes Yes
Create Home View Web Panels that Point to Teaming Pages Yes Yes Yes
Receive RSS Feed Subscription for File/Folder/Page Updates Yes Yes Yes
Subscribe to Teaming Calendars from Within GroupWise Calendars Yes Yes Yes
Send Email to Team Members from GroupWise Yes Yes Yes
Access Team Members from GroupWise Address Book Yes Yes Yes

Administrative Features

64-bit Server Support Yes
Active Directory Support Yes No No
eDirectory Support Yes No No
Coexistence with Microsoft Exchange Yes Yes No
Admin Web Services API Yes No No
Scriptable Admin Functions Yes No No
Advanced Reporting and Querying Yes No No
Delegated Admin Rights Yes No No
Version-Level Security Yes Yes Yes
Mass-Change Operations Yes Yes Yes
Full-Text Indexing Yes Yes Yes
LDAP Pooling Yes Yes Yes
Free-Form Internet Addressing Yes Yes Yes
Disk Space Management Yes Yes Yes
Message Size Management Yes Yes Yes
Multi-Threaded Mailbox Maintenance Yes Yes Yes
User and System Activity Monitoring Yes Yes Yes
Addressing to eDirectory Roles and Groups Yes Yes Yes
Server-Side LDAP Support Yes Yes Yes
Server-side LDAP Authentication Yes Yes Yes
User Move Status Utility Yes Yes Yes
Inter-server User Moves Yes Yes Yes
Thousands of Users per Server Yes Yes Yes
Smart Caching Yes Yes Yes
Multiprocessor Support Yes Yes Yes
SOAP/XML Interface Yes Yes Yes
Trusted Agent Application Definition Yes Yes Yes
Trusted Agent Application Programming Interface (API) Yes Yes Yes
Data Exposure Through Open Standards Yes Yes Yes
Web-based Monitoring Yes Yes Yes
SNMP and E-mail Alerts Yes Yes Yes
Delivery Status Notification for Internet E-mail (ESMTP DSN) Yes Yes Yes
Multilevel Spam Filtering Yes Yes Yes
Integration with Industry-leading Anti-virus Solutions Yes Yes Yes
Clustering Support Yes Yes Yes
Online Backup and Restore Yes Yes Yes
Broad Support for Mobile Devices Yes Yes Yes
GWIA Forward and Reply ACL No Yes Yes
Low-bandwidth WebAccess Support Yes Yes Yes
Supported on Linux, NetWare and Windows Yes Yes Yes
Message in a Browser Pane Yes Yes No

Mobility

Synchronization for all ActiveSync-Enabled Devices (iPhone, iPad, Android, etc.) Yes Yes Yes
Sync Mail, Appt, Contacts Yes Yes Yes
Web Templates for iPad, Android, PlayBook Tablets Yes Yes No
Synchronization for BlackBerry Devices Yes Yes Yes

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