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July Collaboration Community Webinar Scheduled!

Due to overwhelming response and positive feedback I am pleased to let you know that we have scheduled “Using Calendars in GroupWise – a tutorial on using calendars the way they were designed Part II”, for Wednesday July 27 at 10am MST. Register Now! Have you ever wondered, what were they thinking when they designed …

GroupWise Coexistence Solution for Exchange webinar Posted!

Another Collaboration Community Webinar completed, recorded and available to you! Today’s “GroupWise Coexistence Solution for Microsoft Exchange” webinar is now available to review here. If you were able to attend but just want to see it again you also have access to the recording. Don’t forget we choose the topics for Collaboration Community Technical Webinar …

GroupWise Resource Archive – June 2016

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

Your Employees Probably Don’t Care About Data Security

Imagine that Joe in marketing receives a request from a colleague for a document containing private information. Trying to be helpful, Joe shares the document without asking for the recipient’s credentials. This could lead to a potentially costly data breach—and one that may have significant repercussions for your enterprise. This type of data breach—stemming from …

GroupWise & Friends Webinar Series 2016 – Video On-Demand

Did you miss our recent webinar in our GroupWise & Friends Webinar Series? If you did, you’re in luck. We’ve just uploaded Session 1: Real-life Reasons to Upgrade to GroupWise 2014 R2 to Netmail TV for you to watch on-demand.

Top Five Reasons to Use Filr for Enterprise File Sharing

Imagine telling your young children they must stay at home to play, where it’s safe, then leaving them unsupervised for a long period of time. The risks they would face at home—like staircases and sharp objects—could potentially equal the dangers they would face in the neighborhood. A similar case could be made about file sharing …

Upgrading to OES 2015 SP1—Easier Than Ever

Sometimes, doing any sort of server upgrade can be a time-consuming process. That’s especially true if you are still using physical media and have to manually tend each machine during the upgrade process. Well—with OES 2015 SP1, you can now use the patch or upgrade channel to do your upgrades. This should reduce the time …

OES 2015 SP1 is now available for download

Hello Everyone, We released OES 2015 SP1 yesterday and you can download it from here. Key highlights of the release include: Salvage / Purge support over CIFS (for both eDirectory and AD users) CIFS Performance improvements NSS Performance improvements by reducing disk fragmentation Enhancements to NSS AD Integration FTP support for AD users Multi-forest Support …

ZENworks 2017: One Tool To Rule Them All

Right now there is a major transformation happening in the Endpoint Management market as client management services are converging with mobile device management services. Driving this transformation is widespread demand from IT managers to control all endpoints from a single pane of glass. This demand, in fact, has led to the emergence of a new …

Enter into the web “Wayback Machine”

I was on Novell’s Services Operations team in the mid ’90s overseeing our forum transition from CompuServe to the NNTP branch of the Internet. Our team took care of all the supporting roles in the services organization. Our manager hired two guys to help get us on this newfangled thing called “The World Wide …

Quick question for the community

We are currently working on making the Bundle Status view provide both a consolidated and a per version view. This would allow you to see how many users/devices have a particular version of a bundle or the bundle as a whole. However, right now it looks like when you delete a version, say 0, that …

Email Wants: Great Benefits for Low TCO

What are people looking for when it comes to corporate email nowadays? Is it the newest social interactivity? The most modern look and feel? Integration with other front-end and back-end systems? It’s a knotty question because I’m not sure there’s one simple answer. Sure—there are platforms emerging today like Slack that people claim will kill …

Influence Product Management

As a Product Manager for Collaboration products at Micro Focus the most important thing that I can do is listen to customers and help to solve problems. I hope that you have noticed that we are listening to customers directly and implementing “Community Driven Requirements” in each release. One of my favorite things to do …

Are Tight Industry Regulations Preventing Your Organization From Sharing Files?

Your business is stuck between a rock and hard place with its file-sharing strategy. On one hand, employees need quick and easy access to documents to stay productive and efficient. Tight industry regulations, however, prevent your employees from using convenient, but insecure, hosted cloud-based storage services like Dropbox and Google. Rest assured, your business is …

Announcing File and Print Community Webinars

I am pleased to announce that we are starting webinars for OES, Filr, and iPrint in mid-June. We will plan for two sessions every month. The webinars will be a live session on one of the products and will be facilitated by Product Management or an expert from this area.

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