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Now Is the Time to Double Down on Endpoint Security

This is Jake, your VP of sales: Jake is everyone’s favorite employee. He’s great at his job, makes the company a lot of money and is friendly and easy-going. He’s probably the least suspicious person in your enterprise, and the last person you would expect to be a digital security liability. The truth, however, is …

Bundle Assignment Best Practices Webinar recording now available!

On Sept 23 we kicked off the ZENworks Community Technical Webinars with the Bundle Assignment Best Practices webinar. We had great attendance and although there were a few technical hiccups I think it turned out pretty great. For anyone that wasn’t able to join us I’ve posted a recording that you can check it out …

In Case You Missed It: Micro Focus GWAVACon 2015 in Berlin

It’s been a busy week here at Micro Focus, as the team is fresh off an excellent event in IT, GWAVACon—an annual conference for network professionals filled with informative lectures and discussions. This year, the theme of the conference was mail server management and enterprise messaging. For the second year running, the event was held …

Solutions for Archiving GroupWise Email to the Cloud

Nexic: Do you feel the options for archiving GroupWise email to the cloud are too limited? This article will help you understand more options that are available for GroupWise.

Filr Axion Technical Preview is now available

Yesterday I explained that we have simplified the Technical Preview process for anyone who is interested in participating. GroupWise Cornell was available already and as of today, you now have access to Filr Axion as well. If you are interested in evaluating either of these, please sign up for the Technical Preview and participate in …

Updated Technical Preview Program

Some of you may have participated in the Technical Preview program in the past. The program is run by Sales, and specifically the SEs, and allows customers like yourselves to get early access to the software before it ships. It’s a bit different than just a public beta in that not all products will offer …

Introducing ZENworks 2016 Preview Program

ZENworks 11 SP4 is just out, but here at Micro Focus, we are already working towards our next release – ZENworks 2016. With this release, we want to take a slightly different approach in how we build and deliver ZENworks. This time around, we want to share with you what we have built, while we …

Five Things Employees Hate About Enterprise Applications

In the modern enterprise, applications are the gears that keep basic processes running. Just about every department, from finance to marketing to design, relies on applications to remain productive. And yet, they are often blamed when they don’t work properly. With this in mind, here are five common problems that workers face when using enterprise …

New Updates to File Reporter and Storage Manager

In the last 30 days, we’ve released updated versions of File Reporter and Storage Manager. Even though these are just maintenance releases, both updates provide some feature updates and bug fixes that you’ll want to leverage right away. File Reporter 2.6.1 Support for Clustered EMC Isilon Devices using SmartConnect Mode Support for EMC Isilon NAS …

Scripting zman in ZCM

Here’s an example of scripting zman with Python. I wanted to answer a seemingly simple question: “How big a task will it be to migrate user sources”. At the moment I know of no simple way of transferring bundle assignments but here’s how I scoped the size of the task. This was performed on a …

Auto Cancel / Auto Continue feature of executing bundle actions

In ZENworks, application management is carried through Bundles. There are instances where a ZENworks administrator wants to be liberal and get a buy in from the end user in order to run a bundle. As of today, there is flexibility to schedule the bundle as required. However running of the bundle cannot be deferred …

Micro Focus Is Heading To Berlin for GWAVACon 2015

Excitement is starting to build for highly anticipated GWAVACon, located in the heart of Berlin, September 22-23. A premier IT conference for IT managers, consultants and resellers and administrators, this year’s event will focus on enterprise messaging and mail server management. We here at Micro Focus are thrilled to join our customers and business partners …

Logon-Logoff / Power-on-Shutdown Scripts Execution for Windows Clients of DSfW

Login tasks can be mapping a network share as a drive, configure printer, launch some application, etc. Logoff tasks can include backing up critical files and folders in network share, cleaning up temporary files, etc. This blog will explain how DSfW can be used to automate these tasks.

ZENworks Community Webinars planned for the rest of 2015

Micro Focus is working to provide a new way to provide technical information to the ZENworks community via community driven technical webinars. I am pleased to announce that based on feedback from the community via the ZENworks Community Technical Webinar Ideas Forum we’ve locked in the ZENworks Community Technical Webinars for the rest of this year. The …

Micro Focus Prepares to Unleash Open Enterprise Server 2015

Did you think we here at Micro Focus were going to take a break after our recent big software release of ZENworks 11 SP4? Think again! As it turns out, we are just getting warmed up. Now, we are looking ahead to our next big software release: Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2015, set to launch …

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