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August 19, 1996

Novell Demos Cross-Platform Enterprise Solutions at SCO Forum96

Novell Directory Services Seamlessly Integrates Novell, IBM, Oracle and SCO Solutions

Novell, Inc. will demonstrate enterprise networking solutions at SCO Forum96, the Santa Cruz Operation's (SCO) yearly event for developers and customers, taking place August 18-23 on the campus of the University of California, Santa Cruz. The demo, combining products and solutions from Novell, IBM, Oracle and SCO, underscores Novell's commitment to providing businesses with an enduring competitive edge by enabling them to benefit from Novell's industry-leading network services, including Novell Directory Services™ (NDS™), regardless of their server platform choices.

The demo will feature NDS, Novell's industry-standard global directory services, running on both Novell NetWare® 4.1 and SCO UnixWare 2.1 on IBM PC Server 320 machines. NDS enables administrators to seamlessly manage users and resources on both systems from a single location. In the demo, end users at Windows clients running Novell's Client 32™ for Windows will have transparent access to applications and files on both platforms from a single log-in. Applications in the demo include an Oracle7 database running on NetWare 4.1, Novell's GroupWise™ advanced client/server e-mail system and ManageWise™ 2.1, Novell's PC LAN management software.

The demo highlights Novell Cross-Platform Services™ (NCPS™), technology that enables the integration of NetWare 4.1 services, including NDS, NetWare File Services, NetWare Print Services, and other key Internet and intranet technologies, into other operating systems such as SCO UnixWare. Representatives from Novell, IBM, SCO and Oracle will be available to provide additional information and answer questions.

Visitors can experience the Novell demo at SCO Forum96 on August 19-21, 1996 from 11:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.

The Novell demo will take place in Cowell Hall, Booth 1163 at SCO Forum96 on the campus of the University of California, Santa Cruz. For additional information or to register for SCO Forum96, visit the SCO Forum96 Web site at http://www3.sco.com/Company/forum96, or call 1-214-242-2492 or, in the United States or Canada, 1-888-SCO-FORUM. For additional information about Novell network solutions, visit Novell's Web site or call 1-800-NETWARE.

Founded in 1983, Novell (NASDAQ: NOVL) is the world's leading provider of network software. The company offers a wide range of network solutions for distributed network, Internet, intranet and small-business markets. Novell education and technical support programs are the most comprehensive in the network computing industry. Information about Novell's complete range of products and services can be accessed on the World Wide Web at http://www.novell.com.

Novell and NetWare are registered trademarks, and Client 32, GroupWise, ManageWise, NCPS, NDS, Novell Cross-Platform Services and Novell Directory Services are trademarks of Novell, Inc. All other registered trademarks and trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

Press Contact:
Eunice Kim
Cunningham Communication, Inc.
(408) 764-0715
Internet: eunice@ccipr.com

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