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Slack is Perfect for Startups, but Enterprise Environments? Not So Fast.

Every so often, a tool appears that wins the attention of the public and media. Sometimes, this attention leads to huge valuations for investors. This is the case with Slack, a messaging app that’s become quite popular in the last year. Startups, remote teams, and others use it to collaborate and chat. Some investors think …

Introducing the Novell Ideas Portal!

I’m sure a lot of you have entered a lot of enhancements requests and I’m equally sure that most of you never heard back from us on what happened to your idea and for that I apologize. In most cases what happened is that a Product Manager did an initial review of the request, determined …

Medical Devices: The New Target for Cybercriminals

When it comes to hacking, no device is off limits from cyberthieves—including medical devices—a new report from TrapX Security shows. According to Dark Reading, the report—set to be released at some point next week—names at least three separate instances where malware has recently been discovered lurking on critical hospital medical equipment …

Dim the Lights: Five Must See Videos and Webinars From ZENworks

Here at Micro Focus, we are fortunate to have a wide selection of videos and webinars that can help familiarize you with our products and services. Whether you are a new or returning customer, we invite you to sit back, break out some microwave popcorn and browse through our extensive media gallery. Here are five …

Participating in an Industry Focused Peer Community

Would you like to participate in a community of other Micro Focus (Novell/SUSE/NetIQ/Micro Focus/Borland) customers in your same industry? Are you in Healthcare? Federal or Local Government? Small Business? Something else? Sometimes it’s nice to be able to talk to someone that has the same concerns and issues you do. Someone that knows the rules you …

When Was the Last Time Your IT Team Went Home Early on Friday?

It’s 4 p.m. on a midsummer Friday afternoon, and most of the people in your organization are already at home enjoying the weekend thanks to your business’s flexible summer hours policy. Instead of relaxing with a cool drink in your hand, however, you and your fellow IT workers are still pounding away at your keyboards …

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.

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