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Out-of-Date Apps Could Expose Your Network to Ransomware

Gil Cattelain

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April 21, 2016 3:03 pm

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It’s every business professional’s worst nightmare: Trying to log in to your computer, only to receive notification that your computer has been hijacked, and the only way to regain access is to pay a hefty ransom via Bitcoin. Suffice it to say, this type of malware—called ransomware—can be absolutely devastating, as it means having to …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, ZENworks

You’re Using Big Data…But Are You Managing It Properly?

Gil Cattelain

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April 14, 2016 10:01 am

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Some time ago, your enterprise made the decision to collect and store massive amounts of consumer information in hopes of using it to gain a better market foothold. What you and your colleagues underestimated in the early stages of big data implementation, however, is how your business should store and manage this information. Now, it’s …

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Categories: Expert Views, File & Networking Services, File Reporter, General, PR Blog, Technical

A Better Approach to Vacation Auto Reply

Gil Cattelain

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April 11, 2016 3:54 pm

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No one enjoys getting a vacation auto-reply, also known as an out-of-office (OOO) message: “I’ll be out of my office until July 6, 2016 please call my cell phone at XXX.XXX.XXXX for any urgent messages.” They feel cold, like an impersonal, inadvertently sent message. Worst of all, auto-reply messages hinder team collaboration. Receiving an auto-reply …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, GroupWise, PR Blog, Technical

Have Your Company’s Files Gone Rogue?

Gil Cattelain

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April 7, 2016 2:53 pm

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Your company keeps a tight watch on all its physical assets, from employee laptops and desktops to company vehicles to tools and equipment. Your company’s digital assets—the sensitive documents that contain private and valuable information—however, do not receive the same oversight. Where these files are stored (on your servers, company-owned physical devices or in the …

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Categories: Expert Views, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, General, PR Blog, Storage Manager, Technical

Put Your Company’s Docs on Lock With Micro Focus Filr

Gil Cattelain

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March 31, 2016 10:40 am

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Imagine someone in your company writes a highly sensitive document to be seen by only a select number of eyes. This document cannot leak to unintended parties. There’s just one problem: You have no way of protecting it. Once the document is sent via email, or uploaded into a third-party cloud repository, there is no …

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Categories: Expert Views, File & Networking Services, Filr, General, PR Blog, Technical

Changes to the Novell, NetIQ, MicroFocus, Borland Forums



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March 4, 2016 12:52 pm

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Have you noticed some changes to the Novell forums at http://forums.novell.com over the past couple of months?   We’re undergoing a process/effort to consolidate forums for all Micro Focus portfolio products into a single site. Unless you’ve been living under a rock and are deaf AND blind, chances are you’ve noticed that Micro Focus is …

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Micro Focus iPrint 2.0 Coming Soon and What to Expect

Gil Cattelain

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February 22, 2016 2:48 pm

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In the next month or so, we will be releasing a new version of iPrint => introducing WalkUp Printing and AirPrint support with iPrint 2.0.  Here is a short list of the new enhancements you can expect for this release: Apple AirPrint ™ certified: iPrint Appliance 2.0 will be AirPrint certified (iOS and OS X …

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Missing some cool pet features? Micro Focus GroupWise has it.

Gil Cattelain

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February 9, 2016 2:15 pm

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When it comes to email software solutions, we all have our “pet” features that keep us from migrating to other solutions. Case in point: We’ve noticed those on GroupWise seem to care a lot about two unique features that most email clients lack: Silent Email Retraction One of the most common features customers new to Micro …

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Ten Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10 Using ZENworks Configuration Management

Gil Cattelain

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January 4, 2016 2:00 pm

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Chances are likely that your IT department is contemplating a Windows 10 migration in the New Year. In fact, recent research from Spiceworks indicates that Windows 10 migration is included in 47 percent of IT professionals’ 2016 budgets as a top operating system project. Yet, planning a Windows 10 migration and efficiently executing it are …

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Using Active Directory? Now You Can Leverage Novell Storage Services (NSS) in OES 2015

Gil Cattelain

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December 21, 2015 10:57 am

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If you’re familiar with Open Enterprise Server (OES) and the accompanying NSS file storage service from Micro Focus, then you’re most likely aware that, up until recently, NSS was reserved for eDirectory users only. After reviewing feedback from our customers, however, we learned that the lack of NSS support for Active Directory users was problematic …

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