Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

netwareDerived from the two words NETwork and softWARE, NetWare is a network operating system first introduced in 1983 and produced by Novell. Novell Netware was the first LAN software based on file server technology, running on both Ethernet and IBM token-ring networks. NetWare can be used on various desktop operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows, DOS, IBM OS/2, and Unix.

CNE, IEN, NCP, Network terms, Operating system