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Help us improve ZENworks Inventory & Asset Management Reporting

As you may be aware, we have embarked upon an exercise where we are revamping domains within ZENworks Reporting. This is to ensure that we meet your expectations both from usability and performance aspects. As first output of this exercise, we have already created a new domain for ZENworks…

Introducing Micro Focus Desktop Containers!

Over the past few months, the Micro Focus team has been hard at work overhauling (ZENworks) Micro Focus Application Virtualization. We’re pleased to announce that come August, Application Virtualization will be replaced by a new product name: Micro Focus Desktop Containers—the only solution on the market for Windows desktop application containerization across any Windows x86/x86_64 …

Join us for a TechTalk on OES 2015 SP1 – What’s New and Improved

Hello Everyone, join us for a TechTalk on OES 2015 SP1 this Thursday – hosted by Lothar Wegner, Technology Specialist, and myself. You can register for the Webinar here…

New set of ZENworks Community Webinars

It’s been a busy couple of months as we continue to march towards ZENworks 2017, so we’ve taken a bit of a break from the webinars, but I’m pleased to announce the next round. Two of these sessions related to System Update come not from the Ideas portal, but from numerous conversations with customers. July …

GroupWise 2014 R2 SP1: Moving forward to the future

“Nature repeats herself, or almost does: repeat, repeat, repeat; revise, revise, revise.” –Elizabeth Bishop from North Haven It’s a common theme in software, the “mid cycle” release. Software developers like to do these types of releases because it demonstrates commitment to patching bugs, making incremental improvements, and further developing the product. But is it …

Feedback Requested – iFolder in OES

iFolder was revolutionary when it was introduced. 2.x version on NetWare and the initial versions on OES and how they tied into the rest of system like NetStorage was superb. iFolder 3.x based on mono – improved on 2.x in many areas like user experience, multiple folder sharing etc, but we lost some capabilities as …

GroupWise 2014 R2 SP1 Ships!

I am excited to announce that we have released GroupWise 2014 R2 SP1 (14.2.1). This patch is available for customers active on maintenance and will be available to download in the next couple of days from your customer account if it is not already available. While this release is mainly a support pack – it …

Enterprise Printing: From Pain to Gain – iPrint 2.1 Coming Soon!

Take a look at Gartner’s 2016 CIO Agenda Report, and you’ll notice that “technology challenges” were named as a top barrier to success for CIOs this year. Many enterprises are still struggling with inefficient, confusing and unreliable systems that are slowing down operations and negatively impacting productivity. Unfortunately, enterprise-printing systems are perpetuating this negative sentiment. …

File and Print Community Webinars for July and August

We have been off to a great start for the File and Print Community Webinars in June. I hope the webinars were useful to you and are excited to see more. In case you missed the earlier webinars they can found here. We want to keep this momentum going and I am pleased to announce …

Local File Storage Is a BAD IDEA for Businesses

Envision this scenario: One of your employees opens his laptop, only to discover he is locked out. The machine is infected with the malicious form of malware known as ransomware. The situation gets worse. All of his files are stored locally, instead of on your business’s servers. There is no backup, leaving you with a …

Import / Export Bundles Idea we just implemented in #ZENworks 2017

More good news from the ZENworks 2017 development team! I’m pleased to announce that we have just recently completed implementing https://ideas.microfocus.com/MFI/novell-zcm/Idea/Detail/102. This was a great Idea voted on by many of you, and something we were able to pull off as we brought some new folks up to speed. If you are participating in the closed Beta …

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 …

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