Collaboration Product Roadmap Review


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If you've heard the Novell strategy for collaboration, you know that it addresses the trends and opportunities in the collaboration space today. But there's more to Novell than just strategy. Behind these bold concepts are the products that will make them a reality. Attend this session for a unique look at the roadmaps for Collaboration products from Novell.You'll learn about the next evolutionary leaps for products you know and love, as well as plans for brand new products that will help fulfill the vision in exciting ways.

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Collaboration Product Roadmap Review

  1. 1. Collaboration Product Roadmap Review Ken Muir Dave Wilkes CTSO VP Engineering Collaboration Solutions and Services Collaboration Novell , Inc. ® Novell, Inc.
  2. 2. Topics for Discussion Collaboration Challenges Novell Collaboration Solutions ® Personal and Team Productivity in 2010 and Beyond – Novell GroupWise , Novell Teaming, Novell Conferencing ® and Novell Pulse roadmaps Collaboration Data Management in 2010 and Beyond – Novell Data Synchronizer and File Management Suite – Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. Workforce Expectations Presents New Challenges to IT Tools should be social like Facebook and as fast as Twitter Anytime/anywhere access to critical information Ability to create and share information more freely and in new formats Being able to use mobile devices to get work done 3 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. Explosive Growth of Data Created in the Collaborative Work Process “The fastest-growing data type is the file. Unstructured, file-based data is growing faster, is consuming more space, and is being retained longer. This is a challenge that touches every tier of storage, from primary to data protection to archiving.” –Noemi Greyzdorf, Research Manager, IDC Related Challenges – Manual administration – Hardware, power and cooling costs – Regulatory compliance issues 4 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. Novell Collaboration Solutions ® Novell Collaboration solutions help enterprise organizations accelerate innovation and drive growth by making their people more productive, individually and as teams. Personal and Team Productivity – Real-time and social collaboration tools enabling the new interactions required in today's business environments. Collaboration Data Management – Identity-driven and policy-based automation tools that help manage the explosive growth of collaborative data. 5 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. Personal and Team Productivity in 2010 and Beyond
  7. 7. Personal and Team Productivity Collaboration Tools Overview Novell Conferencing ® Virtual meetings where you share your desktops, applications and hold conference calls Novell Pulse Real-time communication, document authoring and social messaging, across corporate boundaries Novell GroupWise ® E-mail, calendar, task and contact management with enterprise instant messaging Novell Teaming Team collaboration enabled by workflows, content management and access rights 7 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. Personal and Team Productivity Strategy Summary Deliver the foundation for next generation cloud-based collaboration in an integrated collaboration experience Bring together current tools and experiences with the power of new technologies and new interactions Bridge generational gaps in the workplace between traditional and “net-gen” knowledge workers Enable collaboration users and workloads to seamlessly move between on-premise and the cloud 8 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. Novell GroupWise ® ®
  10. 10. Boost Personal Productivity E-mail, Calendaring, Task and Contact Management Novell GroupWise ® ® – Boost personal productivity with customized dashboards – Enhance your experience with external calendars – Track your progress with intuitive task management – Turn your contacts into relationships • Integrated access to workspaces in Novell Teaming • Secure, enterprise instant messaging included • Can be deployed on Linux and Windows servers 10 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. The Road Ahead NEXT 3 YEARS • Interoperability and information sharing with common data synchronization: – Integration with Teaming, Conferencing and Novell Pulse – 3rd party enterprise applications – Active Directory integration • Enhanced mobile device support • Improve Unified Communications • Feature-rich web client • Enhanced administrative experience 11 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  12. 12. Novell GroupWise 8 SP2 ® ® [minor release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Conferencing Integrations Users can easily schedule and join ● Schedule meeting Conferencing meetings. ● Start meeting Administrators will be able to control Access Control access to distribution lists, prohibited attachment types and maximum number of recipients of an email. Teaming Integrations Users will be able to share documents ● Document sharing from GroupWise into Teaming as well ● Store e-mails as keep e-mails in a workspace that relate to a specific project. 12 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. Novell GroupWise Release ® ® Codenamed “Windermere” [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Leverage Active Directory or Novell Microsoft Active Directory Support eDirectory for user authentication ™ Web-Based Administration Customers will no longer have to use ConsoleOne to manage their ® GroupWise implementations. Now you can manage from any web browser which makes management much easier Enhancements to clients and Enhanced User Experience integrations with internal and external applications 13 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  14. 14. Novell Teaming ®
  15. 15. Optimize Collaboration Processes Team Workspaces and Workflow Automation Novell Teaming ® • Store, secure and share critical information and assets • Easily find content and people to jump-start your projects • Boost team productivity and interactions with social tools • Setup team workspaces without IT • Library of sample forms and workflows available • Automate your business • Can be deployed on Linux and Windows servers processes with workflow • Works with any directory automation service and messaging platform 15 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  16. 16. The Road Ahead NEXT 3 YEARS • Simplified user experience • Real-time enablement with Novell Pulse ® • Customizable look and feel • Tight Novell product integrations • File system integrations • 3rd Party product integrations • Off-line Access • Distributed environment • Enterprise Search • Document and Records Management 16 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  17. 17. Novell Teaming Release Codenamed “Cortez” ® [minor release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit User Experience Users can now have easy access to ● Mobility their Teaming workspaces via their ● Landing page creation mobile devices,create personalized ● Teaming feeds landing pages, get real-time updates to ● Calendar and task items you track and view personal tasks and calendars in one view Information Management Users can import and export ● Workspace import/export workspaces as they need as well as ● Undelete & purge undelete items and immediately ● User data quota purging trash from the system. Administrators can now set quotas on data usage Extension Administration Administrators can add more value to Teaming such as adding video integration, social integrations (i.e. Twitter) 17 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  18. 18. Novell Teaming Release Codenamed “Durango” ® [minor release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit User Experience Improvements Users will be able to navigate Teaming ● Simplified menus and navigation much more easily as well as add more ● Enhanced user profiles information to their profiles and ● Simple organization charts navigate organizational charts. Novell Integrations GroupWise users can have their GW • Novell GroupWise calendar and tasks ® calendar and tasks sync to their ● Novell Conferencing presence Teaming space for convenience. Those users will also be able to launch an on-line meeting in Novell Conferencing. This makes collaboration much more easy. Document Management Improved document management ● Major / Minor versions capabilities with files and all entries. ● Entry access controls 18 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  19. 19. Novell Teaming Release Codenamed “Evergreen” ® [minor release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit User Interface Improvements Users will be able to create fast, easy ● Graphical forms builder forms and workflows with a more ● Graphical workflow builder intuitive interface Novell Integrations Novell Pulse and iFolder users will now ● Novell Pulse be able to access their Novell Pulse • Novell iFolder ® environment and files while they're within Teaming 3rd Party Integrations Users will be able to access Microsoft ● Exchange Connector Exchange content while working in ● SharePoint migration tools Teaming. They will also be able to migrate Microsoft SharePoint data easily via Teaming Simplified administration ● Advanced Hosting/Zones ● Improved Search Relevancy ● Invited External Guest * 19 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  20. 20. Novell Teaming Release Codenamed “Firestone” ® [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Off-line Access Users can now work from within their workspaces off-line and then sync their work when they go on-line again Novell GroupWise DMS parity ® ® Users leveraging GroupWise DMS can fully migrate data to Teaming. This gives customers a more robust document management tool in Teaming Project Management Improvements Users can use new tools for project management such as Gantt charts, dashboards, etc. 20 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  21. 21. Novell Conferencing ®
  22. 22. Reduce Travel Costs and Latency Rich Media Web Conferencing N e Ea w V rly er 20 sio Novell Conferencing ® 10 n • Reduce your travel costs with virtual instead of physical meetings • Bring the right people together in minutes instead of hours or days • Use rich-media web conferencing with chat, • Click-to-conference integration audio and video with Novell GroupWise ® • Deployed on-premise or • Support Green efforts delivered as-a-service 22 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  23. 23. The Road Ahead NEXT 3 YEARS • Novell GroupWise , Teaming ® ® and Novell Pulse integrations • 3rd Party integrations • Enhanced mobile device support • Telephony/PBX • Rich video enhancements • Enterprise storage/search • Virtual meeting rooms 23 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  24. 24. Novell Conferencing Release Codenamed “Bristol” ® [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Simple web based client Enables users to share their desktop in Personalized “Vanity” URLs seconds without sending complicated login pages or requiring attendees to install desktop clients Video Conferencing Users will be able to leverage web cams as they hold a web conference SaaS-based Deployment Conferencing without any on-premises hardware or software enabling organization to quickly deploy enterprise-class web conferencing 24 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  25. 25. Novell Conferencing Release Codenamed “Crestone” ® [minor release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit On-Premise Deployment Deploy Novell Conferencing in your own datacenter Expanded Language Support Support for additional languages such as Chinese, Spanish and Portuguese in the user interface Enhanced Recording and Users will be able to record white board Whiteboarding interactions and work as well as take screen shots, print white board and cut/copy/paste 25 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  26. 26. Novell Pulse ®
  27. 27. Break Down Barriers to Innovation Real-time Authoring and Social Messaging Av 1H ail a Novell Pulse ® 20 ble 10 • Break-down barriers to Innovation • Create, share and edit documents in real-time, together • Nothing to deploy. Just use your browser, sign-up and get going • Enterprise-ready security and controls • File synchronization with • On-premise integrations Novell iFolder ® using Novell Data Synchronizer ® • Interoperability with Google Wave 27 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  28. 28. The Road Ahead NEXT 3 YEARS • Mobility / Off-line experience • Enterprise integrations • Integrations with Novell GroupWise , ® ® Teaming and Conferencing • On-premise solution • Voice and video support • Slide deck authoring capabilities • Ongoing Google Wave compatibility 28 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  29. 29. Novell Pulse Release Codenamed “Zinc” ® [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Unified Inbox / Outbox Get real time delivery of messaging, collaboration, and group data Co-editable, real-time Communicate, author, and get the word - wiki / document editor out together with other users - social blog - direct messages Real-time awareness, chat Users can keep up on the latest happenings and engage teammates around documents of interest File Synchronization with Novell iFolder ® Users can quickly sync files from their desktops to their cloud-based storage Google Wave federation /compatibility Exchanges messages with Gadgets and Bots between Wave systems 29 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  30. 30. Novell Pulse Release Codenamed “Tungsten” ® [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Mobile and off-line device support Access to Novell Pulse on the go Integrations and Data Synchronizer Unify and manage all important data in one interface interface. ● Microsoft SharePoint Ability to develop Data Synchronizer ● SAP connectors ● IMAP – POP Client ● Consumer integrations International support Access to Novell Pulse in your native language Instant messaging alert integrations Get Novell Pulse notifications on your desktop Enhancements to ensure broad Google Support the Google Wave standard as it Wave compatibility develops 30 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  31. 31. Novell Pulse Release Codenamed “Boron” ® [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Co-editable presentation builder Extends the types of documents you can co-edit in Novell Pulse On-premise solution Organizations can now deploy Novell Pulse as an on-premise solution Enhanced audit, provisioning and Better support for compliance and data content policy management needs Voice and video support Engage your audience better with rich- media support 31 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  32. 32. Personal and Team Productivity Roadmap Summary 2010 2011 GroupWise 8 SP2 Windermere GroupWise ® Cortez Durango Evergreen Firestone Teaming Bristol Crestone Conferencing (Hosted) Zinc Tungsten Boron Novell Pulse ® 32 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  33. 33. Collaboration Data Management in 2010 and Beyond
  34. 34. Collaboration Data Management Benefits Summary • Leverage business information stored across systems with event-driven data synchronization • Manage explosive data growth using identity-driven file management automation • Leverage current investments through NetWare ® server consolidation on Linux 34 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  35. 35. Collaboration Data Management Strategy Summary Deliver unique data synchronization capabilities that integrate collaboration with business systems Deliver the only identity-driven file management solution in the market Provide flexible deployment options for the services in Novell Open Enterprise Server ® Integrate cloud technologies to enable seamless management of cloud and on-premise infrastructures 35 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  36. 36. Novell Data Synchronizer ®
  37. 37. Leverage Business Information Event-driven Data Synchronization N EW !A 20 va Novell Data Synchronizer 10 ila b le – Synchronize collaborative data between your key applications Make informed decisions with Novell Data – Synchronizer access to up to date information – Stop switching between applications. Save time – Update information once. Leverage everywhere • Custom connectors can be developed using the open SDK – Synchronization of data to mobile • Novell Data Synchronizer connector for Mobility replaces devices GroupWise® Mobile Server 37 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  38. 38. The Road Ahead NEXT 3 YEARS • SAP, Interwoven connectors • Connectors from Novell ISVs ® • Generic schema for broader data types • Additional mobility features – Task Management – User self administration – Improved calendaring 38 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  39. 39. Novell Data Synchronizer Release Codenamed “Lightening” [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Email Support Supports bi-directional email synchronization Calendaring Sync Novell GroupWise calendars to ® devices Contact Support GroupWise contacts available on devices. Supports contact photos and searching system address book Kill Pill Prevent proprietary corporate data getting into the wrong hands. Reset devices remotely if they get lost Folder Support All mailbox data available when on the road. Manage email on the road to get a head start on the day 39 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  40. 40. Novell Data Synchronizer Release Codenamed “Gradenko” ® [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Novell GroupWise Connector ® Corporate email content is available and can be synchronized to 3rd party applications Microsoft Sharepoint Connector 3rd party application content is now available in the SharePoint portal for content services Connector Ensure the CRM application has the latest client data available, no matter where it was sent from SugarCRM Connector Integrate with the leading Open Source CRM application Sync Engine Integrate any application using the powerful API, and take advantage of all of the other connectors in the infrastructure 40 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  41. 41. Novell Data Synchronizer Release Codenamed “Chinook” ® [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit HTML Support Support HTML content across item types Improved Calendaring Support for recurring items Busy search recipients Task Support Add support for task items Mark items complete from devices Create tasks from devices Note Support Add support for note items Create new notes on device User Self Administration Users can define what they want to synchronize to their devices. Filter out folders, attachments, or address books. Send kill pills to devices without requiring 41 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved. administrator intervention
  42. 42. Novell Data Synchronizer Release Codenamed “Moneypenny” ® [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Additional Database support Take advantage of enterprise database, like Microsoft SQL and Oracle Additional Platform Support Make the best use of hardware and software resources through a broad choice of supported platforms Generic Schema Make more data sources available and more data types valuable High Availability Ensure service level by leverage high availability services 42 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  43. 43. Novell Data Synchronizer Release Codenamed “Whiptail” ® [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Interwoven Connector Integrate Interwoven for records retention and document management SAP ERP Connector Integrate in to business processes with the SAP ERP connector SAP CRM Connector Ensure that every user has access to up-to- date information about customers 43 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  44. 44. Novell File Management Suite ®
  45. 45. Manage Explosive Data Growth Identity-driven File Management Automation Novell File Management Suite ® • Cut manual administration with Identity-driven file storage provisioning • Reduce hardware, power and cooling costs with transparent file storage tiering • Sort out the junk drawer with file storage reporting. Make more • Manages files across Linux, efficient use of resources Windows and NetWare servers ® • Works with eDirectory and ™ • Ensure regulatory compliance Active Directory • Completely software-based 45 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  46. 46. The Road Ahead NEXT 3 YEARS • Novell Storage Manager ® – Microsoft Active Directory Feature Parity with Novell eDirectory ™ • Novell File Reporter – Enhanced Anomaly Reports • Novell Dynamic File Services – Remote Network Shares as Secondary Storage - cloud included – 3rd party Network Filer support – Migrate and manage data in the cloud • Integrations with: Novell GroupWise , Teaming, ® Novell Pulse • Deliver Relevancy model for Novell File Management Suite 46 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  47. 47. Novell File Management Suite ® Introductory Release 2010 2011 2012 Major Component Benefit Provisions and controls users' storage Novell Storage Manager resources automatically, using customizable policies, in order to reduce manual administration and ensure compliance Optimizes the use of storage resources by directing less valuable files to cheaper storage devices, lowering costs Novell Dynamic File Services of hardware, power and cooling and streamlining backup processes, without impacting the end user Inventories file systems to expose the Novell File Reporter “junk in the garage”, delivering information that can be used to set policies for automation 47 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  48. 48. Novell File Management Suite ® 2010 Greenfield 2011 Green River 2012 Major Feature Benefit Microsoft Active Directory Feature Parity Extend all of the robust user-file with Novell eDirectory ™ policies and functions, to work with Windows Collaboration Groups 3rd party Network Filer support Extend policy based management, reporting, tiering functionality – to work with and compliment Enterprise Filers Support Remote Network Shares on the Extends secondary storage target NDFS server - including cloud beyond direct-attached, for broader implementation of NDFS services Integrations with Novell Collaborative Apply user and group policies to our Products: Teaming, GroupWise , Pulse ® products for data provisioning purposes, data and email attachment relocation,etc. Deliver an unstructured data-relevancy Move beyond meta-data by extending component to NFMS NFMS capabilities to relevant groupings of unstructured data types 48 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  49. 49. Novell Open Enterprise Server ®
  50. 50. Leverage Current Investments NetWare Server Consolidation on Linux ® Novell Open Enterprise Server ® – Consolidate your NetWare servers on Linux. Leverage current investments and skills – All the services you need and trust, enhanced – Benefit from a rich ecosystem of ISVs and IHVs – Take advantage of the Novell Migration tools, guides Open Collaboration Architecture and free Linux training available – Continued innovations for cost reduction and collaborative workloads 50 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  51. 51. The Road Ahead NEXT 3 YEARS • Simplify collaborative environment through native product integrations – Web 2.0 experience for Novell Open ® Enterprise Server users – Novell Pulse / Content Services • Streamline product deployment and management – Appliance deployment options for individual OES components – Remote Office capabilities • Sound infrastructure investment – Power of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ® for consolidation – Flexible migration path (NetWare ) ® 51 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  52. 52. Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 SP3 ® [minor release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Remote Office Reduced administration costs of remote servers and users Dynamic Storage Technology - Simplified client access to tiered - CIFS Client Support storage without the Novell Client - NCP Server Shadow Volumes ™ - Migration solution for moving current files from NetWare to Novell Open ® Enterprise Server Service Location Protocol - High availability coupled with reduced Directory Agent administration costs. 52 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  53. 53. Novell Open Enterprise Server Codenamed “Ponderosa” ® [major release] 2010 2011 2012 Major Feature Benefit Content Services Flexible access to Novell and Microsoft file services to disperse unstructured information to cloud based applications and legacy protocols Decoupled Workload Services Reduce deployment time and simplified management Inclusion of “Pulse Light” Cloud Enabled Dynamic Storage Reduce storage TCO with cloud enabled Technology storage 53 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  54. 54. Collaboration Data Management Roadmap Summary 2010 2011 Data Synchronizer Lightening Chinook Mobility Data Synchronizer Gradenko Moneypenny Engine Data Synchronizer Whiptail Connectors Greentree Rev 1 Rev 2 File Management Suite SP3 Ponderosa Open Enterprise Server 54 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  55. 55. Summary
  56. 56. Novell Leads Enterprises® into Next-generation Collaboration Store Me Attach Me Follow Me "Novell needed to move in a bold direction to catch attention in an increasingly competitive collaboration market. With [Novell] Pulse they have definitely proven that they're willing to be bold." Rob Koplowitz, Forrester Research “But, unlike [Google] Wave, [Novell] Pulse features the security, management and compliance capabilities required by businesses.” Clint Boulton, eWeek “Novell Delivers a New Way of Intelligently Managing Organizations' File-Based Information” Noemi Greyzdorf, IDC 56 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  57. 57. Novell Collaboration Solutions ® Unique Approach Only Novell provides the next-generation collaboration tools that make your people more productive - paired with - Identity-driven data management capabilities that enable IT to reduce cost, manage complexity and mitigate risk 57 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  58. 58. Thank you! Add....** Come see the product roadmaps in session ________ 58 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
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