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7 Questions and Answers About Novell Collaboration

Not all collaboration suites deliver equal performance, ease-of-use, and security. But there are more than just three factors to consider when selecting a platform to base your team’s work around. Here are the questions and answers any decision maker should know about Novell collaboration before making their final selection.

Product Management Favorite New GroupWise Solutions: Propose New Time

I want to reset the conversation with the GroupWise community as I share my next favorite new solution that you will find in GroupWise 2014 R2 (GW2014R2). If you recall from my last couple of posts I wanted to start sharing my favorite features from GW2014 R2 with you. Too often, we get caught up …

Help us make inventory better

The ZENworks Development team is currently working to rebuild the existing Windows Inventory Collector(s) (based on C) into a refreshed, modern, and more flexible .NET architecture. The purpose of this change is to allows us to respond to customer issues in less time and allows us to quickly and easily integrate the new features that are latest …

Fishing for New College Graduates to Work in Your Organization? Read This

All across the U.S., graduation caps are flying and the time-honored anthem of “Pomp and Circumstance” is ushering in yet another wave of fresh college alumni to the workforce. These recent grads are an especially empowered bunch, as they are entering into the healthiest job market for college graduates in several years. A recent survey …

DE-Mail Plug-In für GroupWise

Durch die gesetzliche Regelung zur Nutzung von sicherem Email Verkehr (DE-Mail), müssen Email Systeme in die Lage versetzt werden, via DE-Mail verschickte Emails mit den entsprechenden Versandoptionen darzustellen, sowie Emails via DE-Mail aus dem vorhandenen Mailclient mit einstellbaren Versandoptionen zu verschicken. Micro Focus Consulting hat daher ein Plug-In für GroupWise entwickelt, welches genau diesen …

Wake-Up Call: The Workspace Has Changed … And You Should as Well

Do you feel like you fell asleep at your desk and woke up in a new technologically driven business environment that you barely recognize—à la Rip Van Winkle? If so, you’re not still dreaming; business processes are becoming increasingly automated and exponentially faster as connectivity proliferates. This is happening to such a degree that even …

What’s New with Novell Service Desk 7.1

I am pleased to announce Novell Service Desk 7.1 is now available for download. The focus of this release is to improve the customer experience by simplifying the Customer & User portals; providing new user interface to import assets from ZENworks and performance improvements . Customer Self Service Portal: A new option to create …

Open Enterprise Server 2015 – Public Beta Available Now!

The next version of Open Enterprise Server has now entered Public Beta, and WE WANT YOU TO PARTICIPATE! Participating in the Open Enterprise Server 2015 public beta is a win-win — By downloading the Public Beta build of OES 2015 and using it in a controlled (i.e. non-production) environment, you get the advantage of seeing firsthand what …

New File Reporter Collaborative Community Portal Launched

A new collaborative community portal has been launched for accessing and sharing Custom Query reports. Entitled “File Query Cookbook,” the new site lets Novell File Reporter users view and even copy the SQL commands needed to create specific Custom Query reports.

Three Warning Signs Your IT Help Desk Could Be Outsourced

As an IT manager, you know that your company’s help desk is an integral part of your organization that should not be outsourced to a managed services provider. Unfortunately, upper management does not share the same perspective. While you see a service that needs to stay in-house so that you can maintain control over your …

Filr 1.2 is here!

Filr 1.2 was released yesterday so I thought I’d take a quick minute and give a shout out to the engineering and test teams, beta customers and technical previewers to say thanks for all you do. I also want to take a minute and share a few highlights of the release. Some of the key …

Study Shows Mobile App Usage On The Rise Among Enterprises

Right now just about everyone wants to know what’s coming down the pike in the enterprise mobility industry. The answer, as evidenced in a recent report from CDW, is that there is a tidal wave of custom-built mobile applications currently in the planning or development process. As the study shows, 72 percent of businesses plan …

Distributing Novell Filr for Windows with ZENworks Configuration Management

This solution provides instructions for distributing Novell Filr with ZENworks Configuration Management on Windows devices. As with other solutions powered by the ZENworks bundle management capabilities, the bundles created as part of this solution are also available to you by subscribing to the ZENguru zone. For more information about subscribing to the ZENworks zone please …

Distributing the .NET Framework 4.5.2 with ZENworks bundles

Many applications require the use of the .NET Framework in order to use them. These include applications such as the latest ZENworks agent, Novell Filr, and many others. This cool solutions looks at how to build a bundle that will install the .NET Framework either standalone or as a dependent application. In order to build …

Distributing Visual Studio C++ 2010 SP1 Libraries with ZENworks

Many applications require that the Visual Studio C++ 2010 SP1 libraries or other versions of these libraries be installed prior to installing them. To simplify management of these, I typically create standalone bundles that can be used in a dependency chain as needed. The principles used in this solution can be applied to other versions …

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