NEW DELHI: Onward Novell Software (I) Ltd.'s Novell NDS e-Directory 8.5 helps CIO's increase their ROI on their Net-based business investment. Through e-Directory, companies that have Web-based solutions are able to connect to multiple systems both inside and outside company firewalls. It also personalizes the experience by the portal user through its intelligent directory architecture. For instance, using e-Directory, CNN Interactive permitted each user to select the most preferred content, thus personalizing news version and keeping visitors on site.
In India, TCS, Cognizant and Bangalore Labs are ESI partners for Onward Novell. Worldwide, e-Directory has 300 million users. Besides CNN Interactive, Novell also has a partnership with Yahoo! for delivering portal solutions. Other Novell solutions include NetWare 6, ZENworks and DirXML among others.