Novell to Showcase Mobile Enterprise Experience at BrainShare 2013

Novell President Bob Flynn will honor Utah scholarship recipients during keynote address

Feb 04, 2013, 07:00 ET from Novell, Inc.

PROVO, Utah, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novell today announced that attendees of the upcoming BrainShare® 2013 conference will be given a "day in the life" view of both the User and the IT Admin, demonstrating Novell's ability to provide a holistic mobile experience for enterprises. 

Novell President and General Manager Bob Flynn will begin the conference with a keynote speech, discussing the importance of transitioning to a mobile enterprise and how it can be done seamlessly by deploying solutions such as Novell ZENworks® Mobile Management, Novell GroupWise® 2012 and Novell Filr.  Flynn will highlight the power of utilizing these products to create a comprehensive mobility management solution that will give employees the freedom to work on-the-go and enhance productivity while providing peace of mind to IT knowing that the organization's assets are secure. 

"As an organization, we have spent a great deal of time listening to our customers and partners," said Flynn.  "We look forward to giving attendees a chance to experience Novell's forward-thinking direction and our new approach of streamlining mobility management for the enterprise and understanding how it impacts their current and future investments."

BrainShare will host 166 sessions throughout the conference exploring the ins and outs of today's social, mobile and multi-platform world and what all this means to IT organizations operating in this new user-focused environment.  Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a hands-on demonstration of Novell Filr, the next-generation of secure file access and sharing. Additionally, Novell users will discuss best ways to integrate Novell ZENworks Mobile Management into existing architectures to ensure the security and integrity of enterprise data and applications. They will also explore the new features and functionality of secure social collaboration in the latest release of GroupWise 2012.

During his keynote, Bob Flynn will honor recipients of the 2012 and 2013 Novell Young Networking Professional Scholarship Program, a scholarship co-founded by Novell and the Utah State Office of Education. Since 1997, the program has awarded $153,800 in scholarships to deserving high school students throughout the state of Utah, who have demonstrated interest and competency in pursuing a Novell certification. With 112 scholarships granted to students over the past 16 years, Novell and the Utah State Office of Education have aided in the success of many working industry professionals today, and will continue to enable IT professionals of the future.

Registration Details
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About Novell
Novell, Inc. believes that customers should have choice and control of their IT systems. A global software leader for 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. 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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