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How Much Did #Bellogate Cost?

By now you’ve probably heard of Bellogate, in which a hacker or imposter sent a University College London (UCL) campus-wide email from what appeared to be the university president’s account. Nearly 29,000 students received an email containing the word “bello.” Then, whether because of the hack or poor email configuration, students were able to reply …

Distributing only content that matters

I am out at customer site this week and I learned something pretty cool from Craig Wilson that I thought I’d share with everyone. This is a little known fact that even engineering didn’t seem to know and could have huge wins for many customers. As I’m sure you are aware, starting in ZENworks 11SP2 …

Using Chromebooks with Novell iPrint

During BrainShare quite a few people came up asking for and integration between Novell iPrint and Google’s Chromebooks. While we have plans for something like this, it is still a ways out. A couple of us put our heads together to see if we could come up with something sooner to help people out now.

An Update on the Windows Phone client for Filr

As many of you know I was recently asked to help Richard Lindstedt on the Novell Filr project, in addition to my ZENworks involvement. Those of you who have read some of my prior posts know that I believe it’s important that we be as transparent with the community as possible — such is the …

Is the ‘Shellshock’ Bug Still a Threat to My Novell ZENworks Products?

It’s been over one month since Bash notified the IT community about the “Shellshock” vulnerability and sent Linux, Unix and Mac OS X system operators into a panic trying to patch their servers. As we explained in a post after the initial discovery, several Novell products were affected by this security issue …

The search for ZENworks beta customers

Now that BrainShare is over it’s time to get back to the business of making sure we can get the next great versions of ZENworks out. We are looking for customers that are interested in making a difference. Over the next couple of months we’ll be starting Closed Beta programs for both ZENworks 11SP4 and …

GroupWise Mobility Service 2.1 – Public Beta

I am very pleased to announce that the next version of GroupWise Mobility Service is now available for download as a Public Beta! So What’s New? GroupWise Mobility Service 2.1 supports the following …

Key Takeaways from BrainShare 2014

BrainShare 2014 covered important topics such as …

How to Keep Your Data Safe in a Collaborative Work Environment

Your business just created a confidential document outlining a groundbreaking new product it is developing. This document will be used to educate your core team members in marketing, sales and customer support about your business’s new product prior to its release.

How to implement Time Zone changes in Russia on NetWare (2014 year)

Background In October 2011 Russia ceased using of Daylight Savings Time (DST) and kept Summer time forever. Nine time zones around the territory were implemented in a range from UTC+3 to UTC+12. Moscow local time became UTC+4 …

Save Time & Effort with Quick Call Templates: Novell Service Desk

Research has indicated a good percentage of traffic to the Service Desk is either repetitive or a slight variation of a common requests. These requests can be for day-to-day, monthly, quarterly or annual activities or for any specific projects. In a typical Service Desk environment Technicians & customers (end users) spend a lot of …

GroupWise Mobility 2.1 Lighthouse Customers Sought

For those who are not familiar with Novell’s Lighthouse program, let me catch you up. Lighthouse is a program that Novell uses in the final stages of development. We work with a few chosen customers …

GroupWise Resource Archive – October 2014

We all know “Winter Is Coming” but you’ll be glad to know we’re still able to offer another edition of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which enables easy research of discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners and consultants.

Reclaim Control of Your IT Department With the Novell ZENworks Suite

A few years ago, your IT department was a much simpler environment. Your business had few mobile endpoints to keep track of, if any. There were far less cybersecurity risks to worry about. And your company was much smaller, too. My, how things have changed …

Converting Xen Appliances for XenServer Import

It is no secret that we use many Novell technologies at Martin Luther College to enable our faculty, staff, and students to get their work done. I’ve blogged about such things many times and I’ll be continuing to do so in the future. I have plans to bring Filr and ZENworks on campus soon to alleviate …

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