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Multiple File Upload made easy with Filr Android app 3.1

As you would know Filr Android mobile client allows file sync and sharing capabilities from the mobile device. With the increased proliferation of Android devices among our customers both on mobile and tablets, we are constantly looking to make our users life easy So, I am excited to share the news that Filr Android app …

Registration Open for OES 2018 Beta

It gives me great pleasure to inform you that Micro Focus is preparing to start the authorized beta program for Open Enterprise Server 2018. This is an invitation for you to participate in this program and add value and improve the quality of the release. Open Enterprise Server 2015 was unprecedented in terms of quality …

Still Using Paper in Your Enterprise?

You can try all you want, but I’m willing to bet that you’ll never truly get rid of paper in your enterprise. There are some tasks that just work better on paper than they do on a computer —like creating a quick memo to hand out in a meeting, printing pay stubs for workers and …

Three Pitfalls That Can Derail Your Digital Workplace Project

Digitalization has emerged as a top enterprise technology trend, with Gartner predicting that leading organizations will digitalize 20 percent of their operations by 2020. Chances are likely that your business is considering following suit by digitalizing its workplace, in order to prepare for a new generation of ultra-connected employees and workforce demanding flexible “work from …

An update on ZENworks Reporting

During the past few days, I had folks asking me about what’s happening on the Reporting front. So I thought it best to share the update with a wider audience. The start of this year was a major milestone for ZENworks with the release of ZENworks 2017…

Micro Focus support/lifecyle updates in case you missed them

Recently Micro Focus made changes to support policies and lifecycles for Micro Focus products. These changes have made a positive impact on GroupWise customers. In case you missed these changes I want to make sure you are aware of them and what they mean for you. If you haven’t seen the Product Support Lifecycle Policy …

GroupWise Resource Archive – February 2017

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

Making GroupWise User listings, just a link away

One GroupWise Link to rule them all? Not quite, but a really useful link for getting a full list of your GroupWise users all in one place…

Reload – The Leader in Restoring & Backing up GroupWise

Backup Pains “We backup our system, but restoring data from our backup is just too painful.” Backup solutions in general are seen as a necessary evil. For many System Administrators the difficult parts are the following pain points commonly associated with backup solutions: Implementing and using a backup is often a time consuming process Infrequent …

GroupWise in 2017 at a Glance

I have been getting a lot of questions from customers and partners about Micro Focus plans for GroupWise in 2017. We had a lot of activity in 2016 around GroupWise, It’s only natural to wonder what we will do in 2017. At a high level we have two major releases for GroupWise planned in …

Collaboration Community Technical Webinar: “Troubleshooting Micro Focus GroupWise: Best Practices” is Posted

If you missed it or just want to watch it again, the latest webinar for the Collaboration Community “Troubleshooting Micro Focus GroupWise: Best Practices” has been posted and you can view it here! Don’t forget we choose the topics for Collaboration Community Technical Webinar series by you telling us what you want to see. So be …

Open Enterprise Server: It’s a Windows world, right?

What’s with this “either-or” thinking lately? “Windows” or bust! Give me “Linux” or give me death! An “Apple” a day keeps the viruses at bay! All in all, it can get pretty contentious, even in the IT world. But is taking such a strong stance really necessary? Shouldn’t it all be about value, cost, and …

ZCM 2017 Branding Application Window not just for “Branding”

ZENworks 2017 brings a lot of new features, for users and administrators, too. For the user’s environment a big change is brought through the “ZENworks Application Window”. (Let’s wish a good retirement to the good old NAL!). With this new Application Window, ZENworks 2017 provides branding capabilities through an “End User Branding Policy“. Yes, a …

Reducing the Number of JoinProxy Servers in a Public Network

A Micro Focus customer wanted to introduce the Work from Home option for its employees. To resolve system-related issues that might occur on these devices, the customer required remote control access. Remote access can be achieved by the use of JoinProxy servers. Micro Focus had successfully tested a scenario in which 5000 devices …

Reducing the Number of JoinProxy Servers in a Public Network

A Micro Focus customer wanted to introduce the Work from Home option for its employees. To resolve system-related issues that might occur on these devices, the customer required remote control access. Remote access can be achieved by the use of JoinProxy servers. Micro Focus had successfully tested a scenario in which 5000 devices …

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