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Making a Smooth and Seamless Transition to Windows 10 – Webinar coming up!

Gil Cattelain

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June 19, 2018 11:32 am

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Microsoft will discontinue all support for its Windows 7 operating system in January 2020.  Even today, Windows 7 is in an extended support phase, meaning Microsoft is offering paid support but not the free support included with licenses, and only provides security-related updates.  What it means is the clock is ticking for businesses to migrate …

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Mobile Device Management Can Be a Burden, But it Doesn’t Have to Be

Gil Cattelain

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May 18, 2018 9:32 am

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Mobility is an integral part of today’s business, adding tremendous flexibility that allows employees at all levels to operate more efficiently. But, all those mobile devices have to be managed from a corporate security and compliance perspective, which can add tremendous strain to an IT department’s already demanding workload. With all business functions dependent upon …

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Removal of the Device Admin API for Android Devices

Vikram Derebail

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May 9, 2018 3:31 pm

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In December 2017, Google announced that it will deprecate the Device Admin API in the next Android release (Android P), scheduled for 2018 and subsequently, it will be completely removed from the Android 2019 release (Android Q onwards). With the introduction of Android Enterprise features (work-managed device and work profile modes of management) since Android …

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Categories: Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Mobile Management, ZENworks Suite

ZENworks Patch Management: Forcing a patch-required reboot on user logout

Darrin VandenBos

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May 2, 2018 12:06 pm

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Recently, a customer requested a way to force a patch-required reboot when a user logs out. The customer’s machines don’t ever shut down, instead remaining powered on as different users log in and out of them. He wanted a way to suppress patch-required reboots during the user session and then have a reboot occur when …

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

Using ZENworks Patch Management to protect against Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

Darrin VandenBos

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January 12, 2018 2:26 pm

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I have no doubt that by now you are well aware of last week’s announcements from the security community about new security threats—known as Meltdown and Spectre—that exploit the “speculative execution” feature found in modern processors, including Intel, AMD, and ARM processors. While this is a hardware vulnerability, the major operating system vendors—Microsoft, Apple, SUSE, …

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Patching Microsoft Office 365

Darrin VandenBos

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August 24, 2017 3:02 pm

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ZENworks Patch Management now supports the deployment of Microsoft Office 365 updates from the Current Channel, Deferred Channel, and First Release for Deferred Channel. Patches for each of these channels can be seen in the Patches list in ZENworks Control Center. How it works…

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Categories: Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, IT Operations Management, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

ZCM 2017 Branding Application Window not just for “Branding”



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February 13, 2017 2:04 pm

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ZENworks 2017 brings a lot of new features, for users and administrators, too. For the user’s environment a big change is brought through the “ZENworks Application Window”. (Let’s wish a good retirement to the good old NAL!). With this new Application Window, ZENworks 2017 provides branding capabilities through an “End User Branding Policy“. Yes, a …

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It’s Time to Lay the Groundwork for a Digital Workspace

Gil Cattelain

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February 9, 2017 3:50 pm

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A new generation of employees are entering the workforce, and they are bringing with them a very different set of habits and beliefs. One of the biggest differences is the non-negotiable expectation that they can get their work done at any time and from any location, using the devices, connectivity, applications and collaborative tools of …

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ZENworks Configuration Management 2017: Your Ticket to Unified Endpoint Management

Gil Cattelain

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January 26, 2017 9:56 am

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Imagine trying to drive a car without a dashboard. You would have to manually check under the hood for fluids, and guess about critical metrics like your speed, mileage and engine temperature. Driving, in other words, would be immensely difficult — just like trying to manually oversee an enterprise IT environment without a centralized management …

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Windows 10 Best Practices using ZCM

okoelsch

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January 20, 2017 11:17 am

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Are you planning a Windows 10 rollout in the next few weeks? Are you looking for an easy-to-manage, fully automated solution that also supports different hardware types? Are you using ZENWorks Configuration Management and are you struggling with Microsoft Deployment Tools (MDT)? If you answered “Yes” to at least 2 questions, you should read more. …

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