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GroupWise on SUSE Linux More Secure than MS Exchange

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Novell has said that Woodbine Entertainment Group, a billion-dollar provider of racing, gaming and entertainment products, has chosen Novell for secure collaboration and automated desktop management.

Woodbine evaluated Microsoft® Exchange before upgrading to Novell® GroupWise® to run on Novell's SUSE™ Linux Enterprise Server, giving users better performance and even greater protection against virus attacks. Specifically, employees are taking advantage of the more robust calendaring and scheduling features as well as secure instant messaging. Now the company only needs one administrator, instead of the team of people required to support Windows*.

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