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Introducing the New ZENworks Inventory Collector!

Vikram Derebail

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August 9, 2016 11:52 am

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As a Cool Solutions reader and ZENworks customer, you may recall that a couple of months back, the ZENworks Inventory/Asset Management Team had started to revamp the existing Windows Inventory Collector (both hardware and software) to a more current software technology and flexible architecture. This significant change was necessary as we start to support the …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Hello ZENworks Community!

Vikram Derebail

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August 2, 2016 3:22 pm

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My name is Vikram Derebail and I’ve joined the ZENworks Team as the Product Manager for ZENworks Asset Management (ZAM) in the ZENworks Product Suite. I’ve been recently recognized by IAITAM as a Certified Software Asset Manager. Over the next couple of weeks, I will be taking you through the new features in ZAM which …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Out-of-Date Apps Could Expose Your Network to Ransomware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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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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When Was the Last Time Your IT Team Went Home Early on Friday?

Gil Cattelain

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May 28, 2015 3:49 pm

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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 …

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It’s Time for Some Spring IT Cleaning

Gil Cattelain

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March 12, 2015 2:56 pm

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Ah, springtime—the birds are chirping, the snow is (finally) melting, and all around there’s a profound change in the air as we usher in a brand new season. This is the ideal time to take a look around your business and account for all of the hardware assets your company has been stockpiling. Your desktop …

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Overcoming the Challenges of Virtual Endpoint Management

Gil Cattelain

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September 25, 2014 11:03 am

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Your business uses a variety of different virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions such as Microsoft Windows, Active Directory and VMware Horizon (View). These solutions can be deployed to VDI end users across the globe; however, they don’t provide the comprehensive virtual endpoint management features that users need to ensure that these solutions perform up to …

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Are Your IT Assets Spiraling Out of Control?

Gil Cattelain

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July 3, 2014 11:56 am

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You’ve spent the last few years piecing together your network—making for a hodgepodge of assets. Now, you have a mix of hardware and software from a variety of different vendors, and no way of knowing what’s being used, how it’s being used or if it’s being used. And without a comprehensive endpoint management plan, properly …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Expert Views, Novell, PR Blog, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Novell Endpoint Management: Your File Sharing Enforcer

Gil Cattelain

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July 2, 2014 12:54 pm

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By now most of the IT world understands the issues with uncontrolled file sharing, and more than one Novell blog post has discussed those problems. Most organizations would like their employees to avoid using free, unsecure applications such as cloud file sharing. And yet most people are using those apps anyway. According to Net-Security.org, 88 …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, PR Blog, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Suite

Want to Give Your IT Department Superpowers? Try Virtualizing Your Apps

jblackett

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June 26, 2014 4:56 pm

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Is your IT department jumping through hoops trying to make sure all of your distributed end users have access to essential applications and services? Your IT team members may be talented, but they’re not superheroes. Packaging, delivering and managing applications in a distributed environment is a difficult process and can eat up valuable time and …

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