Novell Announces Dates for BrainShare 2011 Conference

Premier industry event for solving computing challenges and sharing experiences set for October in Salt Lake City

18 February 2011

Novell today announced that its premier user and technical training conference, BrainShare®, will be held from October 10 - 14, 2011 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. For years, BrainShare has been an institution in the IT industry, bringing together thousands of Novell users and partners from around the globe.

This year's event marks an important opportunity for attendees to learn about Novell's strategy and roadmaps. BrainShare 2011 will offer technically-focused keynotes and breakout sessions to help users optimize their IT infrastructures for their physical, virtual and cloud computing environments and gain in-depth technical knowledge to solve their most pressing computing challenges. The company is currently reviewing session proposals and will be rolling out program details over the next few months.

"Novell is committed to continuously educating our partners and customers on innovative ways to reduce cost, manage complexity and mitigate risks in their IT environments," said Ron Hovsepian, President and CEO of Novell. "In the past, our customers have relied on BrainShare as an opportunity to network and share best practices that enable them to maximize their Novell investments. We are looking forward to continuing this tradition of excellence and providing our users with the updates and information they need to move forward with Novell now and in the future."

Registration Details
Registration for BrainShare opens May 1, 2011. For more information and to receive updates on this year's event, please visit To further engage with the BrainShare community, please visit the BrainShare Facebook* page: and LinkedIn*:

About Novell
Novell, Inc. (Nasdaq: NOVL), a leader in intelligent workload management, helps organizations securely deliver and manage computing services across physical, virtual and cloud computing environments. We help customers reduce the cost, complexity, and risk associated with their IT systems through our solutions for identity and security, systems management, collaboration and Linux-based operating platforms. With our infrastructure software and ecosystem of partnerships, Novell integrates mixed IT environments, allowing people and technology to work as one. For more information, visit

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