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(software, networking)
A workgroup application suite offering electronic mail and diary scheduling from Novell, Inc.. It can operate on a number of platforms.

Groupwise was previously known as WordPerfect Office, and is an extensible system suitable for LAN or WAN operation. Mail gateway software is available for a number of protocols including SMTP, allowing the exchange of mail with the Internet.


Messaging and groupware software from Novell that provides a universal inbox for calendaring, group scheduling, task management, document sharing, workflow and threaded discussions. Whiteboards and application sharing are available through third-parties. GroupWise clients and servers run on all major platforms.

GroupWise supports a wide variety of mail systems as well as Novell's NDS directory. Text-to-speech and speech-to-wave files let mobile users hear and create email by telephone. Although entirely revamped, GroupWise stems back to WordPerfect Office, acquired by Novell in 1994.

The Universal Inbox
GroupWise provides a universal interface to a variety of collaboration functions that team members perform throughout the day. (Screen shot courtesy of Novell, Inc.)
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GroupWise 8 provides a collaborative workspace that combines email, calendars, tasks, and content management.
Novell Inc (Nasdaq: NOVL) announced today (3 September) the availability of the open beta version of its GroupWise collaborative solution.
This guide explains the architecture of the GroupWise collection of applications and databases that provide email to a community of computer users, and tours the ConsoleOne, system operations, utilities, and diagnostics menus.
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Novell (Nasdaq:NOVL) has announced the availability of the most trusted and secure collaboration platform in the industry running entirely on Linux: Novell GroupWise 6.
Advisor Media (San Diego, CA) has published a preview issue of GroupWise Advisor magazine, a title for professionals who use, or will implement, Novell's GroupWise enterprise solutions product.
Worldwide Computer Products News-26 March 2001-Novell launches new version of GroupWise software (C)1995-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Novell Inc has extended its GroupWise Internet services software to the mobile Internet with the launch of Novell GroupWise Wireless 1.
Novell Corp used its BrainShare '99 conference in Utah this week to outline details for the future of its GroupWise messaging system, unveiling plans to convert the software to a component- based, modular architecture based on Extensible Markup Language (XML).
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-9 November 2005-Intellisync to provide wireless email for Novell GroupWise platform(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.