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Data growth can be hard to control and the spiraling cost of new disk storage capacity needs to be controlled, without hurting the productivity of users. See how Dynamic File Services can solve this problem by getting the most out of your existing hardware, while at the same time getting maximum value for your primary storage investment. All without users changing the way they work.
Employees around the world are filling up network storage with files that they are too afraid to delete. From emails to spreadsheets, Word docs, to MP3s. But this is causing a major problem for these organizations' information managers, as they are battling the beast of "Data Glut." In this video, Micro Focus introduces you to the concept of File Analysis. With File Analysis, you can learn what data is being stored, its relevance, and how to implement policies for data lifecycle management.
Micro Focus provides innovative software that allows companies to develop, test, deploy, assess and modernize business-critical enterprise applications.
Take control of your data with File Management Suite. Implement effective data loss and data governance with a complete file management solution that leverages your current identity management system. Learn more at www.novell.com/nfms
File Management Suite enables you to better track and understand storage patterns, and allocate and manage storage based on its relevance and value to the business, while saving money in the administration and procurement of storage resources.
Are your files ready for the new era? Not only should you automate storage rights, you need to prepare your storage for sharing and mobility. Learn how File Reporter and Storage Manager will help you track your files and permissions and bring order to your storage landscape.
Data growth is making file management more and more difficult, but you can turn file challenges into opportunities to help your business grow. Learn how File Management Suite helps solve your issues and enables a truly mobile workforce.
Lego stop-frame animation video played between keynote topics at the FY 2015 Sales Summit in Orlando.
While we've made moving from NetWare to Open Enterprise Server more like an upgrade than a migration, there are some differences from the way you've always managed your NetWare upgrades in the past. In this hour, you will get a basis for planning and executing the upgrade, review upgrade methods and options, and see a demo using the new Migration GUI Tool.
Watch this short video to hear President, Bob Flynn, talk about why now is a great time to do business with us.
We know Mac lovers. They live here, too. Finally, you can show your Mac users the love by adopting Micro Focus Kanaka, the best way to integrate Mac workstations into your enterprise network. Micro Focus Kanaka gives users single log-in functionality to all the Open Enterprise Server network resources, just like PCs get. Only now you don't have to pay extra for it.
Join us to discuss options for high availability and disaster recovery for Open Enterprise Server and GroupWise. Topics will include OES Clustering Services, Business Continuity Clustering (along with exciting pricing changes) and PlateSpin Forge and Protect.
This short demo will show you how the task management features in GroupWise 2012 can help you stay on top of your To-Do list, and align your e-mail inbox with business priorities.
Scheduling meetings with partners and customers who are on different collaboration systems can be tiresome, but with support for Free/Busy URLs in GroupWise 2012, it's quick and easy.
See how the new contact management features in GroupWise 2012 can turn static data into valuable business currency.
Many organizations' decision-making is slowed down by having to collate the required information from multiple applications and repositories. This demo shows how GroupWise can help by providing a customizable dashboard for any project or any user, that brings all the important information together in a single view.
Product Marketing Manager Sophia Germanides demos Open Enterprise Server with Engineers Glen Davis and Ted Tronson, focusing on three cool new ways that Micro Focus iPrint will continue to serve you and reduce printing headaches.
Hear our focus from President and General Manager, Bob Flynn.
View this Introduction to File Management Suite demo.
Lightning Round: Callers ask their tech questions.
Server platform migrations can be costly and negatively affect user productivity. What's needed is way to migrate file and folder structures while protecting the integrity of security rights and other metadata. Watch to see how Storage Manager and Cross Empire Data Migration can simplify Platform migration and keep Data integrity preserved and User productivity unaffected.
Have no way of easily identifying potential server issues before they occur? See SUSE Manager's ability to monitor the health of servers and notify when server performance thresholds are exceeded. Reduce server downtime and ensure better service quality to the line of business by maximizing reliability, availability and performance.
It Takes time to gather the right server information in a large Linux datacenter. See how SUSE Manager can quickly query multiple Linux servers for information about configurations, patching levels, etc. enabling IT to move at pace with business needs.
IT staff spends their time manually patching and updating their Linux servers. See how SUSE Manager Improves IT staff productivity and enables them to focus on more value added activities.
Learn how to describe to a customer how to manage unstructured file space–on a whiteboard, a napkin, or the back of an envelope using simple diagrams.
This short video shows how you can provision business services faster using the automated workflows and provisioning engine in Cloud Manager.
Organizations need to simplify the process of certifying to auditors that employees have appropriate access, but using spreadsheets to certify access can be both inefficient and time consuming. What is needed is an automated, repeatable, auditable and accurate end-to-end solution for access certification. Research has shown that organizations using an automated approach to access certification can reduce the time required to review employee access by up to 50 percent.
A common issue for users is that they have a hard time collaborating with other team members and tracking team related projects. This is because teams are dispersed and often rely solely on email to manage projects and share information. What is needed is a tool that lets you securely store and share project information with other team members. This tool would allow teams to work more effectively together and give them a central place to manage tasks and share project data.
A big problem within all organizations is knowing who has the latest versions of documents as well as just knowing if a document exists or not. This lack of control causes delays on productivity and wastes time. Users need a tool that will help them manage their documents and be able to track who has what version, what edits were made, etc. This will make team projects go much faster by removing the need to manually track down edits, create new versions and manage the overall document life cycle.
A common complaint in organizations is that internal bureaucracy can be an obstacle to driving the business forward. This is usually because most processes still involve manual form-filling and approval, and these processes are laborious and prone to errors. What you need is an easy way to turn manual processes into automated workflows that everyone in the company can use. Having this capability would remove a significant obstacle to productivity and help make your teams more agile and productive.
Service Desk can improve IT support services to your users and can help you track support issues relating to your Windows 7 migration.
Finding out which of your PCs is ready for Windows 7 can be complex and time-consuming. See how our Asset Management can automate the inventory process and provide you with detailed Upgrade Readiness reports.
This short demo will show you how Patch Management within ZENworks 11 can help keep your new Windows 7 PC fleet working, secure, and compliant.
Application Virtualization can help you sidestep Windows 7 compatibility issues and migrate safe in the knowledge that your legacy applications will continue to run.
This demo shows how the imaging and personality migration features of ZENworks 11 can help you migrate to Windows 7 quickly and effectively, with minimal impact to users' productivity.
Operations Center helps you measure the performance of your IT systems against agreed Business Service Levels.
Many organizations struggle to provide their staff with an open working environment while at the same time maintaining control over Corporate Use policies. See how Storage Manager can stop the worry about suspect use of your file storage and free your IT staff to work on business objectives.
This brief demo will show you how you can monitor your IT systems from a Business Services perspective, allowing you to properly see the impact of any IT outages to the business and diagnose the root cause of a business service failure more quickly.
Collaborating on documents with your teammates can be slow when you're physically apart and all you have is a string of email attachments for review. See how Vibe can solve this problem through online document editing and version control, and how Vibe's integration with Messenger can speed up remote collaboration even further.
Discover a strategy for moving NetWare servers to a virtualized Linux platform.
Learn about Micro Focus iFolder - one of the key capabilities in Open Enterprise Server.
See how Dynamic Storage Technology can help you reduce costs in your storage infrastructure.
See how Domain Services for Windows helps a Windows client access resources made available on a Linux box through Open Enterprise Server.
Learn how easy it can be to migrate from older platforms to Open Enterprise Server 2.
See how the Role Mapping Administrator can make your business more agile by giving Business Managers the ability to set their own teams' access levels.
File storage means three things to IT: ensuring users have access to their files, governing user files to meet compliance requirements, and adding storage capacity to meet the proliferation of files. Traditional file storage management is time- and budget-consuming, without creating proportional business value. See how File Management Suite brings rationality and control to your file storage environment, allowing IT to focus resources on more high-value activities.
Watch Rick Villars, Vice President of Storage Solutions, IDC, present the universal challenges of file storage. With growth rates of 60% over the next 4 years, every organization will have to wrestle with the spiraling data center costs of file storage. Throwing hardware at the problem is not necessarily the smartest thing to do. Villars identifies key considerations for every organization when planning for storage solutions.
Friday's first demo, hosted by Richard Lindstedt and Kevin Smith, focuses on the latest capabilities and benefits of efficient data management.
Ross Chevalier explains why everyone needs File Management Suite. Hear the top use cases.
Open Enterprise Server and Identity Manager help a small IT team provide IT services for more than 3,600 users, keeping costs low.
Forrester discusses collaboration market trends and our principles and strategy.
If you're concerned about reducing downtime, preserving data integrity, and ensuring disaster recovery, tune in to this 16-minute technical overview of the fault tolerance and high-availability capabilities available through Open Enterprise Server 2 and OES Clustering Services 1.8.
In this 11-minute demo, we continue our exploration of fault tolerance and high availability with a look at the actual process for installing OES Clustering Services 1.8 and setting up Open Enterprise Server 2 Linux clusters.
Join Chris Neal as he walks through setting up storage volumes on OES Linux using the NSS file system. He also explains the relationship between the various components of NSS and Linux file systems and volume managers.
Learn about the top two innovations delivered with Open Enterprise Server, neither of which is available anywhere else. Domain Services for Windows allows you to use your Micro Focus eDirectory users and group preferences for authentication against Active Directory applications - without a OES Windows Client or syncing. Dynamic Storage Technology can manage your file systems to improve utilization of storage resources and backup windows.
Chris Neal demonstrates how to set up storage volumes on OES Linux using the NSS file system with locally attached storage.
With just 60 IT professionals to support the organization's 10,000 users and network infrastructure, the California Highway Patrol constantly seeks new ways to operate more efficiently and drive down technology costs. ZENworks Configuration Management has streamlined desktop and system management, while Open Enterprise Server has contributed to the organization's server consolidation initiative.
See how easy it is to implement tiered storage without affecting your end users. Gain major time and dollar savings for your storage infrastructure.
With Open Enterprise Server you can virtualize NetWare or Open Enterprise Server instances to gain efficiencies in your storage and print infrastructure. See how fast you can get a XEN VM up and running.
A graphical user interface makes it easy to upgrade your NetWare servers to Open Enterprise Server running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. The sysadmin's best friend!
Check out the coolest new feature from our engineering! You can actually stop spinning up new Active Directory servers every time you add a business app. Leverage your existing infrastructure since DsfW makes Micro Focus eDirectory look like Active Directory!
Often called, "the Hummer of the IT industry," storage of unstructured data is a topic on everyone's minds. Speak to the team that developed Dynamic Storage Technology and hear about automated, policy-driven storage, and how you can put it to work in your environment.
Learn what developments are coming in the future for Open Enterprise Server.
If you're considering deploying Vista, or if you have to account for new Vista machines on your network, come hear from the experts that have made Open Enterprise Server Vista-ready. Common Internet Filing System (CIFS), Domain Services for Windows, and SAMBA will be discussed.
The clear trend in organizations is that more and more people are bringing their Macs to work. Can you connect them to your network reliably and securely? What about scalability and performance? Talk to the team that's developed the enhanced support for Apple Filing Protocol and hear the pros and cons of NetATalk.
With Open Enterprise Server 2 and the flexibility of Linux, a new question comes to mind: which file system will serve me best? Hear from the team that has worked with Storage Services for decades, but what they have to say may surprise you. NTFS and Posix file systems will also be discussed.
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