PolyServe Matrix Server Certified with Novell GroupWise for Improved E-Mail Server Manageability and Availability

Feb 16, 2006, 00:00 ET from PolyServe, Inc.

    BEAVERTON, Ore., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyServe today announced Novell
 has certified the configuration of Novell GroupWise 7 running on PolyServe
 Matrix Server(TM) V3 shared data clustering software. This configuration
 delivers improved availability and manageability for e-mail, instant
 messaging, scheduling and other collaboration capabilities provided by
     Matrix Server software provides high availability for GroupWise with
 seamless fail-over for servers running the GroupWise application. Matrix
 Server also simplifies the management of GroupWise by providing a "shared
 home" for GroupWise and its applications, PolyServe Dynamic Re-Hosting(TM) for
 simple drag-and-drop resource allocations, on-demand capacity upgrades and a
 single point of management for all servers and storage within the cluster. By
 deploying GroupWise with Matrix Server, an IT organization can significantly
 reduce total cost of ownership, and eliminate both planned and unplanned
     In addition to certifying Matrix Server with GroupWise, Novell also
 provides support for all software components in the stack, including Matrix
 Server, GroupWise and the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.
     "This joint solution demonstrates Novell's continued commitment to
 delivering best-in-class solutions for collaboration," said David Patrick,
 Novell vice president and general manager of Linux, Open Source Platforms and
 Services. "Today, collaboration is a mission-critical application that cannot
 go down. PolyServe Matrix Server augments GroupWise deployments with enhanced
 fault tolerance and by simplifying system management to ensure customers can
 share information in a secure, reliable fashion."
     "We are pleased our partnership with Novell now extends to the support of
 Novell's powerful and popular GroupWise software," said Ian Miller, PolyServe
 vice president of business development. "This is a great example of how our
 two companies are jointly advancing the capabilities of Linux across the
     Novell GroupWise is a complete collaboration software solution that
 provides knowledge workers with e-mail, calendaring, instant messaging, task
 management, and contact and document management functions. In meeting these
 needs, GroupWise 7 also delivers the security, reliability and platform
 flexibility users have come to expect from Novell and its products.
     PolyServe Matrix Server software provides shared data clustering for
 mission-critical utility computing in the data center. Matrix Server includes
 a symmetric cluster file system that enables scalable data sharing, high-
 availability services that increase system up-time, and cluster and storage
 management capabilities for managing servers and storage as one. Matrix Server
 delivers enhanced scalability, availability and manageability for database,
 file serving, e-mail and Web serving applications.
     About PolyServe
     PolyServe, Inc. is a leading provider of software for enabling utility
 computing on Linux and Microsoft Windows(R) in enterprise data centers.
 PolyServe's unique shared data clustering software virtualizes industry-
 standard servers and storage as a single system to set new price-performance
 standards for file serving and server consolidation. In addition to its
 headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., PolyServe has a Microsoft development center
 in Bellevue, Wash. It also has sales and support offices in Atlanta, Boston,
 Chicago, Houston, London, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco and Washington,
 D.C. For more information about PolyServe, visit www.polyserve.com, or call
     NOTE:  PolyServe and Matrix Server are trademarks of PolyServe, Inc. All
 other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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