BrainShare 2013 is Open for Registration and Announces Call for Papers

Novell to provide guidance and training on disruptive enterprise trends at leading IT conference

Oct 22, 2012, 09:00 ET from Novell, Inc.

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration for BrainShare®, the premier user and technical training conference for Novell partners and customers, kicked off registration this week for its 2013 event.  The conference is slated for February 3-7, 2013 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah and will feature demos, technical sessions and trainings on pertinent industry topics like bring your own device (BYOD), mobility, big data governance and cloud interoperability.

For over 20 years, BrainShare has been an educational standard in the IT industry and is committed to providing the best training and networking opportunities that Novell customers and partners from around the globe have come to expect.  Novell experts will provide perspective on IT and business trends, present real-world case studies and scenarios and detail practical solutions for attendees to better leverage existing IT investments – all designed to develop a more secure and productive enterprise.

"BrainShare is about continuously educating our partners and customers on innovative ways to reduce costs, manage complexity and mitigate risks in their IT environments while making employees more productive," said Bob Flynn, president and general manager of Novell.  "For BrainShare 2013, our team is focused on working with our customers and partners to address their specific business challenges and provide them with practical solutions."

Keynotes will be delivered daily at 9:00 a.m. MT starting on Monday, February 4, 2013 and will be followed by a day of interactive sessions and one-on-one trainings with industry experts.  BrainShare 2013 is currently reviewing session proposals through a call for papers and will be rolling out program details over the next few months.

Call for Papers Details

The call for papers is officially open.  Please submit ideas for a session or topic appropriate for BrainShare by visiting and completing the submission form. Please note the call for papers will close October 26, 2012.

Registration Details

Registration for BrainShare 2013 is currently open and discounts will be available through social media and other public forums.  For more information and to receive updates on the event, please visit To receive a $100 discount, register before November 5, 2012 and use the following registration code: nov10p47r.

About Novell

Novell, Inc. believes that customers should have choice and control of their IT systems. A global software leader to enterprises worldwide, Novell delivers solutions that make people more productive and work environments more secure and manageable. Novell supports thousands of organizations around the world with collaboration, endpoint management, and file and networking technologies, all of which drive end-user productivity directly or on the backend. With solutions including Novell GroupWise, Novell ZENworks and Novell Open Enterprise Server, Novell focuses on today's mobile, social and multi-platform world to help businesses stay competitive, minimize costs, and get more value from the software they already own. For more information, visit

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