Novell today announced the first real-time collaboration platform for the enterprise, Novell® Pulse. In addition, Novell stated it is working with Google to enable Novell Pulse users and Google* Wave* users to seamlessly work together across both systems, one of the first major collaboration vendors to provide this interoperability. Novell Pulse uniquely combines e-mail, document authoring and social messaging tools with robust security and management capabilities to meet the demands of a global, dispersed workforce. By implementing the Google Wave Federation Protocol, Novell Pulse is one of the first major Wave providers.
"We designed Google Wave and its open federation protocol to help people collaborate and communicate more efficiently," said Lars Rasmussen, software engineering manager for Google Wave. "We are very excited to see Novell supporting the Google Wave Federation Protocol in their innovative Novell Pulse product."