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NovellNovell is a leading provider of infrastructure software, integrating mixed IT environments which allow people and technology to work as one.

With more than 25 years of experience, Novell delivers the best engineered, most interoperable Linux platform and a portfolio of integrated IT management software that help customers around the world reduce cost, complexity and risk.

BCNS consultants are experienced in installing and supporting Novell network operating systems. As an active Novell partner, our engineers can implement and support your data centre, collaboration and endpoint management needs.

Below are some of the Novell products BCNS support:

Novell ZenWorks

ZENworks is server-based, directory-enabled workstation management software that lets administrators more efficiently manage network applications and Windows workstations. It does this by giving administrators tools that leverage Novell Directory Services to greatly reduce the amount of necessary PC support.

ZenWorks is the only piece of software on the market that integrates with your Directory, allowing for full Workstation and User control.

Novell ZENworks 11 is comprised of four products that share a single, unified web-based management console and agent. These are:

Novell Open Enterprise Server

Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) is best thought of as a platform for delivery of level shared network services and common management tools. OES can run on either a Linux or a NetWare kernel. Novell Open Enterprise Server (NetWare 6.5 Kernel) includes numerous services, applications, and functions that did not exist in prior versions of NetWare.

Novell GroupWise

Novell GroupWise is a complete collaboration software solution that provides information workers with e-mail, calendaring, instant messaging, task management, and contact and document management functions. The leading alternative to Microsoft Exchange, GroupWise has long been praised by customers and industry watchers for its security and reliability. GroupWise is a robust, dependable messaging and collaboration system that connects you to your universal mailbox anytime and anywhere.

Novell Vibe

Novell Vibe is social collaboration software available in the cloud and on premise. Vibe facilitates online work, creating a ‘virtual meeting space’ which makes it easier for people to work together and drive better and faster business results.

Vibe offers a variety of capabilities, including:

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server offers companies the possibility of using Linux and Open Source by providing a scalable, high-performance basis for secure data processing in companies. Designed for reliability, it offers extensive functionalities for using modern networks and for fulfilling user requirements. Incorporating virtualisation, management, security and storage technologies, SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server also supports a wide range of hardware platforms and leading software applications.

Based on the unique and open management capabilities, you can install, deploy, configure, back up and update Linux servers with ease anywhere in your network. SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server is supported by Novell. This assures reliable product publication cycles and full enterprise software offering for Linux.

Novell Open Workgroup Suite

Novell Open Workgroup Suite is a secure, flexible IT infrastructure which combines a proven set of work group services to provide a cost-effective business solution. As a complete infrastructure and productivity solution, it includes the following components:

For more information on Novell products contact BCNS on 01752 547150 or email info@bcns.co.uk