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Why Unified Endpoint Management Solutions Create Better Enterprises

Today’s enterprises deal with a large number of endpoints from different vendors, running different operating systems and applications, and with different uses and rights. But they are a necessary in today’s global, mobile environment in order to enable businesses to operate efficiently. This presents a challenge for IT departments who are tasked with managing the …

Don’t Let Ransomware Take You Down – Use File Dynamics

Ransomware continues to be a threat across the globe, with hackers targeting an organization’s most valuable files and systems and locking them down. Then they ask for money, or a “ransom,” to unlock these systems. To avoid the high cost of downtime associated with this cybercrime, many organizations simply pay the ransom. Unfortunately, the occurrence …

When and How to Whitelist / Blacklist Apps for iOS Devices using #ZENworks

Some time back, a discussion with one of my colleagues got me thinking on the importance of blacklisting or whitelisting of applications on devices and its current relevance. To provide some background, some years back, the MDM capabilities offered by Operating Systems were not that …

Wanna read information from #ZENworks using REST?

Greetings from Malaysia! This week I’ve been doing some more exploring with ZENworks Reporting in my hotel time and I found that there’s a great solution available for those of you who want to get some data programmatically for integration with some other application in your environment. ZENworks Reporting provides a REST interface that makes …

What to be aware of when migrating from Apple VPP to Apple Business Manager

Recently Apple decided to transition its Volume Purchase program offering to a brand new service in the form of Apple Business Manager. Apple Business Manager combines DEP & VPP into one easy to use single portal. However, this change also brings in a new way of managing VPP accounts and if you are using VPP, …

GroupWise Resource Archive – August 2018

The August 2018 release of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which provides easy research of the NGW Digest email discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners, and consultants, is now available.

Registrations open for Open Enterprise Server 2018 SP1 Beta Program

Open Enterprise Server 2018 SP1 will be ready for authorized beta testing in the next 2 to 3 weeks. Registrations for the same can be done by taking this OES 2018 SP1 Beta Survey. Unlike OES 2018, where development cycles were largely spent on adapting OES to SLES12 platform, OES 2018 SP1 has a lot …

ZENworks 2017 Update 3 Increases Unified Endpoint Management Capabilities

In a mobile-focused business world, an IT team’s ability to efficiently manage all the endpoints in an enterprise is critical to operational success across the business. Whether you’re managing a corporate-owned, BYOD, or hybrid environment, a complete, integrated suite of endpoint management tools streamlines the process for IT and ensures devices are secure, compliant, and provide …

GroupWise Resource Archive – July 2018

The July 2018 release of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which provides easy research of the NGW Digest email discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners, and consultants, is now available. Use the high speed text search capabilities to discover invaluable guidance within topics ranging from GroupWise technical issues to Micro Focus/Novell business discussions.

Managing the Data Sprawl in a Cost Effective Way

I am sure all of us at some point in time would have felt a need to have an infinite storage space so that there is no need to worry about adding new disks or cleaning up old/unwanted files to create more space. The fact …

Configuring GroupWise WebAccess causes the Process to Crash

On a few, rare, occasions I have come across the issue of the install script for GroupWise crashing when trying to run the Configure option for WebAccess. Upon further investigation, I find there are multiple WebAccess RPMs installed on the server. Command to check what GroupWise WebAccess RPMs…

August Collaboration Community Technical Webinar: “The Need for Mobile Device Archiving with Retain” is scheduled

Retain has always been an importan addition to any GroupWise deployment. With the release of Enterprise Messaging last December customers upgrading from GroupWise to Enterprise Messaging get GroupWise and Retain in the same suite. The August Collaboration Community Technical Webinar is focused on helping Retain and/or Enterprise Messaing customers get the most out of their …

Does Your Business Have the Tools to Effectively Manage Against Today’s Cyber Threats?

It seems every week the media is reporting new security breaches that are wreaking havoc on businesses and their customers. Many of them are the result of endpoint attacks, which isn’t surprising, considering more than half of U.S. businesses have suffered some form of endpoint attack compromising their data and or infrastructure. Successful attacks impact …

OESCommonProxy without a LDAP service at localhost

When you use /opt/novell/proxymgmt/change_proxy_pwd.sh and get an error in the /var/opt/novell/log/proxymgmt/pxymgmt.log this is mostly because the script uses the localhost for LDAP requests. But if there is no local eDir/nldap the requests fail! Unfortunately the LDAP address for localhost is…

Invite for Beta participation- Micro Focus iPrint 3.2

iPrint team has been working hard for quite some time on the next release. There are a bunch of features and lots of bug fixes that are shaping up for this. We would absolutely love to hear your feedback on them, and therefore are opening up the beta for iPrint 3.2. Find the registration link here. Program …

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