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GroupWise Blog: The GroupWise 2014 IDM Driver is Now Available!

Nick Scholz

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December 19, 2014 11:20 am

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GroupWise 2014 has seen some great success as its gotten out into customer’s hands. They love the mobility of the GroupWise admin console, the ease-of-use of the redesigned client interface, and the increased accessibility of new and existing features in each. Although we’ve received many reports of customer and partner satisfaction with GroupWise 2014, we …

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog, Mobility, Novell

Novell Messenger 3.0 Technical Preview Available

Mike Bills

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December 18, 2014 10:21 am

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I am very pleased to announce that the next version of Novell Messenger is available for Technical Preview!    If you are a fan of Novell Messenger and want to start exploring the new features of Novell Messenger 3.0 ahead of the official release now is your chance. Some of the great new features that will …

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog, Messenger, Technical

Digital Security Resolutions for 2015

Gil Cattelain

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December 18, 2014 9:59 am

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2015 is promising to be a profitable year and is full of exciting opportunities. But it could also be one of the most challenging years yet for protecting your digital information. According to credit firm Experian, there will be even more data breaches in 2015 than there were in 2014. This is particularly troubling for …

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Categories: Expert Views, PR Blog, ZENworks

Report Shows BYOD Threat Landscape Growing for Businesses

Gil Cattelain

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December 11, 2014 11:10 am

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Is your IT department completely overwhelmed trying to thwart cyberthreats and mitigate BYOD security challenges? If so, you’re not alone. As the recent IT Security Risks Survey 2014 from Kaspersky Labs shows, an overwhelming 94 percent of businesses experienced cybersecurity issues in 2014. This is a 3 percent increase from 2013. Furthermore, the amount of …

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Categories: Expert Views, PR Blog, ZENworks

Overall Patch Policy Compliance Status Report for MS SQL

jblackett

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December 4, 2014 1:58 pm

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As you saw from my prior posts I was onsite for a customer the week before Thanksgiving. I’m trying to push out all of the things we learned or created there. This cool solution provides the report that we worked with them to build. Basically the requirement they had was that they need a report …

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Categories: Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Reporting

The Importance of Saying ‘Yes’ to Your End Users’ BYOD Requests

Gil Cattelain

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December 4, 2014 11:39 am

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The majority of your employees view BYOD as a basic necessity in today’s highly competitive work environment. Your IT department, however, sees BYOD as one of its greatest security challenges to date. Who is right? Your IT department is certainly justified in taking a protective stance against BYOD considering the severity of the threat landscape …

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Categories: Expert Views, PR Blog, ZENworks

Email Notifications during Application Provisioning Process

asudheer

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December 3, 2014 3:08 pm

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Here is how ZENworks can provide administrators with insight about how applications are being used by end users, via email notifications.

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Introducing PatchWatcher and DateComparor

jblackett

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December 1, 2014 12:20 pm

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Score:5

Disclaimer : I don’t pretend to be an engineer, but I managed to make this work for me and this customer, so use at your own risk if it makes your job easier and your end users happier. You accept any liability that comes with implementing this in your environment. As I indicated in my …

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Categories: Cool Tools, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Patch Management

GroupWise Resource Archive – November 2014

Advansys

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December 1, 2014 12:14 pm

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Observing the recent weather one would think that “Winter Is Here”!  Don’t be left out in the cold, download the latest edition of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which enables easy research of 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 …

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Being Introduced to File Reporter 2.5 was Worth the Trip for Some BrainShare 2014 Attendees

buckgashler

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November 24, 2014 3:54 pm

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BrainShare 2014 was the perfect venue for introducing to Novell customers the new features of Novell File Reporter 2.5—a product released less than a month before. It started in a big way when some of the new features were demonstrated during the Keynote Address on Monday morning. Probably the most impressive demonstration was the new …

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Categories: File Reporter, Technical

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