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Three Things to Look for in a Remote Management Solution (ZENworks SP4)

Gil Cattelain

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July 23, 2015 5:01 pm

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Why do companies invest in remote workspaces? The basic idea is that by allowing employees to work from any device or location at any time, they will be happier and more productive. It’s sometimes hard to be happy and productive at your remote workstation when you can’t log into your account or establish a connection …

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ZENworks Imaging: How to recover corrupt GPT disk header and partitions

Arun Prakash Jana

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July 17, 2015 12:47 pm

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GPT (GUID Partition Table) is the standard for disk partition layout on UEFI devices. GPT is much more scalable than MBR based partitioning scheme. The specification also adds provision for backup disk partition layout information to recover from failures. There are applications (like Antivirus software) which write on areas of the disk depending on the …

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You Spoke Up (And We Listened): Now Get Ready For ZENworks 11 SP4

Gil Cattelain

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July 16, 2015 2:54 pm

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Think of our development team like Batman’s technical assistant Lucius Fox, fighting ferociously to save your IT department from inefficiency and disorganization. While we don’t plan on rolling out a new Sonar Batsuit for you any time soon, our team has been hard at work analyzing your ZENworks 11 feedback and making some exciting changes …

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SSL Certificates Management – Easy Peasy with ZENworks 11 SP4

Adharsh Praveen R

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July 15, 2015 12:14 pm

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ZENworks uses SSL certificates to protect & authenticate communications across the ZENworks management Zone. ZENworks provides you option to either use an internal ZENworks Certificates Authority (CA) or an external Certificate Authority (CA). Each Primary Server and Authentication Satellite Server has a signed certificate. These CA certificates are distributed to all the managed devices in the zone during agent installation that enables them to connect to servers in the zone.

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Why Enterprise-Oriented Solutions Are Ideal for Education Collaboration

Gil Cattelain

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July 14, 2015 1:56 pm

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It’s easy to think of the needs for education enterprise environments as being pretty minimal. Other than email and some collaboration tools, what could educators really need? Sometimes, you don’t know how much you need something until it’s gone. For instance, many GroupWise users say one of the reasons they’ll never move to another platform …

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Feel Prepared for Audits with ZENworks

Gil Cattelain

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July 9, 2015 4:08 pm

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Right now you’re likely banking on the notion that your business probably won’t have to deal with a lengthy audit this year. Your hope is to fly under the radar of your vendors and avoid detection of your outdated software licenses and assets. What are the odds that you’ll be able to pull this off? …

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Hackfest and Ideas a match made in heaven

jblackett

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July 8, 2015 8:56 am

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As I’m sure you are all aware we recently rolled out the Ideas forum as a place that the community could help us prioritize what was important to the majority of you. If you aren’t, make sure to check out this article. What you probably don’t know is that we also recently had a 4 day …

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Spending All Your Time Playing IT Detective? It’s Time For A Problem Management Solution

Gil Cattelain

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July 2, 2015 12:53 pm

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Imagine your company gets a brand new shipment of desktop computers. At first, everything appears to be working fine—until one machine starts experiencing random power failures. Then, another machine starts experiencing the same problem. The problem cascades across the network, affecting multiple units. In this type of scenario, what starts as a single IT “incident” …

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Novell Service Desk: Password Self Service

Adharsh Praveen R

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June 30, 2015 12:11 pm

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Passwords are everywhere, every device or application or webpage you access requires a password. In order to improve security, organizations are implementing strong password policies and are asking their employees to frequently change their passwords with emphasis on uniqueness, complexity etc. This more often than not results in end users forgetting their passwords or locking …

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Three Signs Your Endpoint Management Policy Is Stuck in the Past

Gil Cattelain

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June 25, 2015 3:30 pm

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There is a strong belief spreading throughout the digital business world that you should give your employees access to all of the resources they need to perform at a high level, and then get out of their way. This is an enlightened approach that involves letting your workers set their own work policies (in regard …

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