Novells collaboration software update offers companies the ability to utilize wireless and Web access points and can integrate with heterogeneous environments. However, it probably wont induce administrators of strictly Windows environments to stray from Exchange 2000, which offers better integration with Active Directories.
LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // GroupWises scalability enables the program to readily accommodate more users as a company expands. Lower cost than competing products; provides access to wireless devices. Does not support Unix or Solaris servers. Novell Inc., Provo, Utah; (800) 453-1267; www.novell.com
SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // GroupWise 6s advanced messaging features allow wireless device users to collaborate from anywhere, thus saving time and potentially money on projects.