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Novell Open Workgroup Suite
for Small Business

More Productivity and Profit for Your Small Business

This full suite of applications comes at a price point that meets the needs of small businesses on a tight budget.

With Novell Open Workgroup Suite for Small Business, organizations with up to 200 employees and five physical servers get the complete offering that Novell Open Workgroup Suite customers get today but at a price point that's designed for small businesses.

Product Information

Novell Open Workgroup Suite for Small Business includes:

  • Novell Open Enterprise Server
  • Novell GroupWise®
  • Novell Vibe®
  • Novell ZENworks Configuration Management

PlusĀ these added benefits beyond what Novell Open Workgroup Suite Small Business Edition 2.5 delivered:

  • Novell Cluster Services™ (2 free nodes)
  • Xen Virtualization
  • Novell ZENworks Endpoint Security Management

Further, you get instant access to new product versions as soon as they are released and enjoy the same full features of a stand-alone product deployment.Ā 

Features & Benefits

Big biz tools at small biz prices

Running a small business is about being smart and competitive; now you don't have to pay top dollar or settle for second best anymore. Novell Open Workgroup Suite for Small Business offers everything you need to keep your people working efficiently from anywhere. Personal and team productivity applications get the ideas flowing and keep projects on track. Endpoint management makes sure the right people have the right applications on the right devices. And file and networking services keep people productive when working with documents and when printing.

Advanced networking services

Enjoy the core file, print and networking services that are at the heart of any organization—and get the best platform for networking in a mixed Windows, Linux and Mac environment. With the included Novell Open Enterprise Server components, you can securely control access to IT resources, easily manage your network from any Web browser and enjoy unparalleled interoperability between the server room and your users' desktops. You'll also increase productivity because your users can easily share files, back up their work automatically and print to any network printer without struggling through cumbersome setup procedures or involving the helpdesk. Learn more +

Systems management tool

Let the tools do the heavy lifting. Novell ZENworks Configuration Management lowers your cost of ownership by using a unique policy-based approach to automate software setup, updates, healing and migration for desktop computers. Novell ZENworks Configuration Management delivers a complete range of advanced configuration management capabilities, including remote management, personality migration, standard operating environment (SOE) deployment and maintenance, hardware and software inventory, optimized application delivery for desktop-based applications and much more. Learn more +

Endpoint security

Get powerful protection for all of your mobile devices. Mobile device security is a growing problem today. The devices holding all this critical data are more often than not mobile and not always behind your perimeter security. Novell ZENworks Endpoint Security Management ensures that mobile devices outside this zone are safe and secure, and it unifies a complete range of mobile security solutions under a single, easy-to-use console. Learn more +

Personal productivity

Help users stay productive and connected no matter where they roam. Novell GroupWise delivers a wide range of personal and mobile productivity tools in a truly plugged-in work environment. Email, instant messaging, calendaring, contacts and task management have all been significantly enhanced while retaining the features millions of end users know and love. New social collaboration capabilities deliver new ways to connect with others—right from the GroupWise interface. And comprehensive mobile device support, a wholly revamped WebAccess interface, and web templates designed specifically for the iPad will help GroupWise users stay productive no matter where they work or what device they choose to use. Learn more +

Team collaboration

Power up your teams. Novell Vibe® brings together the people, projects and processes that add up to organizational productivity. Users create workspaces and invite other members (both inside and outside the organization) to participate. Virtual teams can easily and securely manage, share, locate and access documents, calendars, discussion forums, wikis and blogs. Novell Vibe also includes powerful workflow functions that automate common processes and mobile apps that let users move projects forward on the go. Best of all, a team workspace can be set up—without IT intervention—in just minutes! Learn more +

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