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An Update on the Windows Phone client for Filr

As many of you know I was recently asked to help Richard Lindstedt on the Novell Filr project, in addition to my ZENworks involvement. Those of you who have read some of my prior posts know that I believe it’s important that we be as transparent with the community as possible — such is the …

Is the ‘Shellshock’ Bug Still a Threat to My Novell ZENworks Products?

It’s been over one month since Bash notified the IT community about the “Shellshock” vulnerability and sent Linux, Unix and Mac OS X system operators into a panic trying to patch their servers. As we explained in a post after the initial discovery, several Novell products were affected by this security issue …

The search for ZENworks beta customers

Now that BrainShare is over it’s time to get back to the business of making sure we can get the next great versions of ZENworks out. We are looking for customers that are interested in making a difference. Over the next couple of months we’ll be starting Closed Beta programs for both ZENworks 11SP4 and …

GroupWise Mobility Service 2.1 – Public Beta

I am very pleased to announce that the next version of GroupWise Mobility Service is now available for download as a Public Beta! So What’s New? GroupWise Mobility Service 2.1 supports the following …

Key Takeaways from BrainShare 2014

BrainShare 2014 covered important topics such as …

How to Keep Your Data Safe in a Collaborative Work Environment

Your business just created a confidential document outlining a groundbreaking new product it is developing. This document will be used to educate your core team members in marketing, sales and customer support about your business’s new product prior to its release.

How to implement Time Zone changes in Russia on NetWare (2014 year)

Background In October 2011 Russia ceased using of Daylight Savings Time (DST) and kept Summer time forever. Nine time zones around the territory were implemented in a range from UTC+3 to UTC+12. Moscow local time became UTC+4 …

Save Time & Effort with Quick Call Templates: Novell Service Desk

Research has indicated a good percentage of traffic to the Service Desk is either repetitive or a slight variation of a common requests. These requests can be for day-to-day, monthly, quarterly or annual activities or for any specific projects. In a typical Service Desk environment Technicians & customers (end users) spend a lot of …

GroupWise Mobility 2.1 Lighthouse Customers Sought

For those who are not familiar with Novell’s Lighthouse program, let me catch you up. Lighthouse is a program that Novell uses in the final stages of development. We work with a few chosen customers …

GroupWise Resource Archive – October 2014

We all know “Winter Is Coming” but you’ll be glad to know we’re still able to offer another edition of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which enables easy research of discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners and consultants.

Reclaim Control of Your IT Department With the Novell ZENworks Suite

A few years ago, your IT department was a much simpler environment. Your business had few mobile endpoints to keep track of, if any. There were far less cybersecurity risks to worry about. And your company was much smaller, too. My, how things have changed …

Converting Xen Appliances for XenServer Import

It is no secret that we use many Novell technologies at Martin Luther College to enable our faculty, staff, and students to get their work done. I’ve blogged about such things many times and I’ll be continuing to do so in the future. I have plans to bring Filr and ZENworks on campus soon to alleviate …

Security: A Growing Concern in the U.S. Financial Sector

Right now all eyes are on the financial services industry following the recent high-profile cyber attacks on JPMorgan Chase and nine other U.S. banking institutions. As of this writing, at least 83 million U.S. households and businesses are confirmed to have been affected by the attack. This number is expected to grow as more information …

Significant New Features Included in Newly-Released File Reporter and Storage Manager Updates

Today Novell released Novell File Reporter 2.5 and Novell Storage Manager 4.0. These product updates provide some important new features that customers will want to utilize right away.

Reduce Costs in Your Enterprise by Using Remote Workers

It costs a lot of money to keep workers onsite. This is especially true for large organizations that provide desk space and basic amenities for hundreds or even thousands of workers at a time. For this reason, remote working is a viable alternative to keeping employees in one centralized location. Consider the fact that allowing …

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