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Another Idea implemented!

Good news from sprint demo day! Today I saw a small, but powerful enhancement that we’ve managed to get into the 11.4.1 code base. This idea comes from…

How to install GWAVA in OES 11 cluster and configure an MTA Scanner for GroupWise 2012. Step by step.

Step by step instructions on how to install GWAVA in OES 11 cluster and configure an MTA Scanner for GroupWise 2012.

NetWare script for checking certificates in the pure-NetWare environment

NetWare servers are still running in customer data centers. Usually they need minimum maintenance effort so people forget watching for expiring certificates. As a result one day some services stop working…

Monitoring iPrint printer queues with Icinga2

dbenjamin shares a new plugin to use with Icinga2, that will monitor iPrint printer queues.

What would you like to learn about ZENworks?

For many years I have heard from a number of you that you need more training, but that you don’t have dollars to spend on it. In an attempt to better enable you to get the most out of your ZENworks products we are currently investigating a number of potential ways of getting you the information you …

Files Matter – Introducing Filr 2.0 with “Files on Demand”

Why download all your files to your PC/Laptop when you can download only what’s needed and when it’s needed? One of the key features the Filr team is working on for the upcoming Filr 2.0 release is “Files on Demand.” With Files on Demand, you don’t need to download all your files to which you …

The other side of BYOD | IT Service Management

Analysts estimate that by 2020, 85% of organizations shall have some sort of BYOD program. There are several arguments how embracing BYOD in an organization benefits both end users and IT in several ways starting from lowering costs to better end user satisfaction and better productivity. With BYOD gaining traction, end users/customers expect the service …

Product Management Favorite New GroupWise Solutions – Quick Responses

Who else besides me often finds themselves buried in emails, trying to catch up and be responsive to every request, question, action etc? That you receive in your inbox? In a lot of cases someone just needs a response of approval or alignment, if you are in favor or against something, like or dislike or …

Five Reasons to Check Out ZENworks 11 SP4

In case you missed our big release earlier this week, here’s the update: A new version of ZENworks—ZENworks 11 SP4—is available for download and it’s loaded with useful features that will enhance and simplify your endpoint management software. ZENworks 11 SP4 is our latest service pack and is an upgrade from our ZENworks 11 SP3 …

Self-Service: Empower your users to help themselves

Self Service is everywhere. It is a daily routine for several of us to use Self-Service portals for products or services – be it purchasing products from the e-commerce store or ordering groceries or booking a car. Who doesn’t like the convenience of self service. Analysts and surveys predict that 2015 is the year of …

Introducing ZENworks 11 SP4!

After a long wait the new version of ZENworks 11 is now available! The ZENworks 11SP4 release is really focused on helping you, our customers, address some long standing pain points and in providing some key enhancements you’ve requested. If you are interested in finding out more about what’s new, click here to read about all the …

Receive Files From Other People Using Filr

Hopefully everyone knows but now that you can share files with Filr and how to do it. Did you know however that you can also receive files from other people using Filr? In fact, one of our Government customers is doing exactly this. The Ombudsman Office within …

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

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 …

SLA, OLA, UC and all that jazz

You might have come across service guarantees every day, right from an e-commerce store promising same day delivery or your neighborhood pizza shop promising 30 minutes delivery to your cloud services provider guaranteeing 99% up time. The intent with any of these service promises is to set the correct customer expectations, monitor, maintain and improve …

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

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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