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From: Brian Ziel <bri...@sco.COM>
Subject: SCO AND NOVELL CREATE NEW UNIX CERTIFICATION OFFERINGS
Date: 1996/12/03
Message-ID: <2.2.32.19961203183901.0070e0b4@srv400a.sco.com>#1/1
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sender: ed...@xenitec.on.ca (Ed Hew)
organization: XeniTec Consulting Services, Kitchener, ON, Canada
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE	CONTACT:
	Monika Laud
	SCO
	TEL:  408/427-7421
	FAX: 408/427-5448
	moni...@sco.com
 
 
SCO AND NOVELL CREATE NEW UNIX CERTIFICATION OFFERINGS 
 
Master CNEs to Become "Integration Specialists" and Benefit from SCO UNIX
Certification Opportunities
 
SANTA CRUZ, CA (December 3, 1996) - SCO (NASDAQ:SCOC), in partnership with
Novell, today announced Novell has added SCO ACE certification to the Novell
Master CNE Client/Network Solutions program, a multi-vendor,
cross-certification curriculum providing Master CNEs with a simple migration
path to SCO ACE certification. 
 
"The adoption of a multi-vendor education and certification program
addresses what we see as a growing need for technical professionals who can
successfully implement solutions from different computing platforms," said
Shamim Formoso, director of Partner Programs for SCO. "It's really a
pragmatic approach. Master CNEs will get the best of both worlds as they
prepare for the realities of today's multi-platform computing environments.
This new program will not only vastly expand the pool of certified UNIX
engineers, but indicates a move toward SCO ACE certification as the standard
UNIX certification for the industry."
 
The Master CNE Client/Network Solution program requires that candidates
receive multi-platform certification on Novell's IntranetWare, Network
Directory Services (NDS), and a leading operating system environment.
Recognizing SCO's leadership in developing and driving UNIX technology,
Novell added SCO OpenServer and SCO UnixWare training to the program to
create "integration specialists". 
 
With this new skill set, Master CNEs are afforded new opportunities within
UNIX and cross platform environments. SCO ACE track Master CNE candidates
can now take a condensed offering from an SCO Authorized Education Center
(AEC) to become an SCO ACE and take advantage of all the benefits associated
with certification. 
 
Gary Clark, director of Skills Assessment for Novell Education, said,
"Novell has led the industry in the push for training and certification that
addresses an integrated environment. We are pleased to have support in that
push from IBM and SCO, especially as they work with us to provide
dual-certification within the Master CNE Client/Network Solutions track."
 
For more information on the SCO ACE certification track of the Novell Master
CNE Client/Network Solutions program, please visit SCO's Web site at
www.sco.com.
 
About SCO
SCO is the world's leading supplier of UNIX server and host systems, and a
leading provider of client-integration software that integrates Windows PCs
and other clients with UNIX servers from all major vendors. SCO Business
Critical Servers run the critical, day-to-day operations of large branch
organizations in retail, finance, telecom, and government, as well as
corporate departments and small to medium-sized businesses of every kind.
SCO sells and supports its products through a worldwide network of
distributors, resellers, systems integrators, and OEMs. For additional
corporate and product information, see SCO's home page at www.sco.com. 
###
 
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_________________________________
Brian Ziel
SCO Public Relations
Tel: 408-427-7252
Fax: 408-427-5418
bri...@sco.com

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