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Impressive New Capabilities Introduced in New Storage Manager 5.0 for Active Directory

The recent release of Micro Focus Storage Manager 5.0 for Active Directory introduces a complete administrative interface makeover, as well as some impressive new capabilities designed to both ease administration and expand the product’s management role in the network file system. Some of these new features have been driven by customer requests, others by the …

Use Micro Focus File Analysis to Enable Next-Gen Data Processing

Recently, I was talking with the owner of a large agricultural establishment who wants to use drones to gather information on his livestock and crops. The master plan is to equip unmanned aerial vehicles with high-power cameras and sensors to capture key patterns and changes in local farm environments. In collecting such information, the company …

Today’s ZCTW – System Update on Servers recording now available

We had a great call this morning lead by Arvind and Madhu from our Support and Engineering teams. Great deep dive on the server side aspects of System Update. If you were able to join us I hope you found it helpful, if you didn’t you can view the recording here. Don’t forget we have …

Mandatory baselines being removed in ZENworks 2017 Patch Management

Patch policies were introduced in the ZENworks 11 SP3 release with the intent to eventually replace the Mandatory Baseline functionality. Mandatory baselines can be used to deploy a base set of specific patches to a group of devices. Patch policies provide the same capability (deploying specific patches), but add the flexibility to deploy patches via …

What Policies (GPO’s) are in effect on a workstation?

Today I pick up on my ramblings about the various things that challenge us in our daily routine in IT. Whilst I am a GroupWise geek I’m going to do something a little different again. Most environments that I work in push out policies in one form or another to the workstations. A common complaint …

Introducing the New ZENworks Inventory Collector!

As a Cool Solutions reader and ZENworks customer, you may recall that a couple of months back, the ZENworks Inventory/Asset Management Team had started to revamp the existing Windows Inventory Collector (both hardware and software) to a more current software technology and flexible architecture. This significant change was necessary as we start to support the …

ZCTW – ZENworks Reporting Best Practices Recording

I’m pleased to announce the availability of the recording of the most recent ZENworks Community Webinar – ZENworks Reporting Best Practices. You can watch the recording here. The recording will also be made available on the OnDemand page and the Events pages shortly.

Here’s Part of the Agenda for GWAVACon Berlin 2016!

In about a month, the Micro Focus team will travel to Berlin to take part in GWAVACon 2016 (September 13-14). As discussed in a recent blog post, GWAVACon is an annual two-day conference, which is presented by one of our biggest technology partners, GWAVA. Each year, GWAVACon provides a tremendous opportunity to catch the …

Hello ZENworks Community!

My name is Vikram Derebail and I’ve joined the ZENworks Team as the Product Manager for ZENworks Asset Management (ZAM) in the ZENworks Product Suite. I’ve been recently recognized by IAITAM as a Certified Software Asset Manager. Over the next couple of weeks, I will be taking you through the new features in ZAM which …

I’m Back!

Welcome back to my blog. After far too much time I’ve finally decided to get back to my blog and continue my ramblings about the interesting things that we face in the world of technology. To jump start my blog again I’m going to do something a little different. Instead of putting my ramblings here …

Get Ready: iPrint 2.1 Is Now Available!

A few weeks ago, we asked you to sit tight for some exciting changes that are coming to the iPrint Virtual Appliance, our program that enables self-service printing for end users and guests, as well as cross-platform access to printers across the enterprise. We’re excited to announce that iPrint version 2.1 is now officially available.

GroupWise Resource Archive – July 2016

The July release is now available, a 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.

Top Signs Your Company’s Workspace Ecosystem Is Behind the Times – How to Enable the Modern Workspace…

Just recently, a friend of mine complained to his son that he hates using his mobile device at night because the glare hurts his eyes. His son recommended an app called Twilight, which automatically dims the screen after sunset. Floored, my friend installed Twilight onto his phone without thinking twice. This exchange was alarming to …

GroupWise Calendars Webinar Part II Posted!

Another Collaboration Community Webinar completed, recorded and available to you! Today’s “Using Calendars in GroupWise Part II” 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. If you missed Part I of the webinar that was held …

Looking for ZENworks customers using Sybase to help make a difference

We’re currently in the midst of providing some new migration paths for the database migration tool in ZENworks and we are in need to some customer databases to help us ensure we are properly vetting the tool. If you are a ZENworks customer using either a remote Sybase instance or an embedded Sybase instance we’d …

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