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“The Proper Way to Implement ZENworks Patch Policies” Community Technical Webinar recording now available

We held a well-attended Community Technical Webinar today for ZENworks Patch Management. Bryan Thoreson and Chris Seiler addressed best practices for implementing and configuring Patch policies, and provided tips around troubleshooting patch content issues. If you missed the webinar, you can view the recording here.

Useful tools in ZENworks Imaging distro

ZENworks Imaging distro (distribution) is a minimal bootable ISO based on SLE. As ZENworks Imaging is a highly automated solution, most of the regular use cases can be served without the user manually booting into the distro. However, there are scenarios where manual intervention might be required, for example to test custom scripts or troubleshooting. This …

Are Your Courtrooms Being Impacted by Slow System and Application Speeds? [Micro Focus Service Desk WEBINAR]

There’s only one thing that can slow down the justice system more than dereliction in courtroom behaviors, such as contempt of court, and that’s system and application downtime. After all, court cases need to move along expeditiously, given that many cases come before the presiding judge each day. So when video conferences, system directories, email …

Experience Email Collaboration Like You Never Have Before

Now that your company is becoming increasingly remote, and your employees are constantly on the go, you need more than just a basic email service to ensure that business gets completed in a timely manner, and that team members are in constant communication with one another. What you need is a robust secure workforce productivity …

What’s New with the Technology Preview Program

A couple of weeks ago I told you about a new Technology Preview Program that combined all of our Tech Previews into one. Since then we’ve added the new GroupWise Mobility Service (GMS) code-named Afton. This new version will officially support use Outlook as a client using ActiveSync. Updated code for Filr Axion has also …

Two New Vibe Videos – Customer Success

In case you haven’t seen these I wanted to make sure the collaboration community was aware of two new Videos showcasing how customers are using Vibe to collaborate & innovate. The first video shows how Micro Focus Vibe enables Easyfood to collaborate and innovate globally whilst keeping its knowledge assets safe. Improving performance is all …

Meet the ZENworks Product Management Team

I wanted to take a minute and introduce those of you in the community to the Product Management team for Endpoint Management (aka ZENworks) at Micro Focus. You should expect to see blogs, hear from them on webinars, participate in focus groups, attend community events and maybe even show up at your site occasionally. Jason …

Help me, help you by opting into telemetry in ZENworks 11.4.1 and 2016

ZENworks 11.4.1 is coming soon! I would expect that by the end of next month, at the latest, you’ll be notified of its availability in the System Updates page of the ZENworks Control Center (if you have automatic checking enabled) or in the ZENworks News feed. Once you’ve updated your environment to 11.4.1 you’ll get …

Give us your feedback on ZENworks 2016 Platform Changes

As you’ve all heard we’re busy working on the next major version of ZENworks. While we are still early in the build out there are a few things we know are going to change with relations to supported platforms. I wanted to take this opportunity to share this information as early as possible so that …

Upgrading to ZENworks 11SP4 Community Technical Webinar recording now available

If you missed it, we held our bi-weekly ZENworks 11SP4 Community Technical Webinar yesterday. It was well attended and Hari and Srijith did a great job presenting the content. If you missed it and haven’t yet made the move to ZENworks 11SP4 I would recommend viewing the recording here.

First look at the rapidly evolving ZENworks User Application

As some of you may be aware, in ZENworks 2016 we are doing a major overhaul of the end user interface for the ZENworks desktop experience for Windows and OS-X. We are basically building a new application to replace the ZENworks Application Launcher and surface other important user driven capabilities. This is the first in …

What is Unified Endpoint Management?

I’ve recently spent the last couple of weeks talking about Micro Focus’ vision and strategy for the ZENworks product portfolio to a number of customers and partners. In a nutshell, the vision is for ZENworks to be an easy-to-use, Unified Endpoint Management solution with strong self-service and application management capabilities, provided in an identity centric, …

Best Practices for Preparing Your Network for Filr, Using File Reporter and Storage Manager

A few months after the initial release of Filr, I wrote an article on how file management products such as File Reporter and Storage Manager could simplify the deployment of Filr by utilizing product features to not only help you learn which files make sense to make available for remote file sharing and access, but …

Introducing Collaboration Community Webinars

If you have been watching this blog and have attended any event that I have spoken at recently you know that we are big on community and working very hard with community. One of my favorite community features we have introduced and implemented this year is the Ideas forum and that has been a great …

Archiving GroupWise Email to Google Vault

Nexic: Looking to archive GroupWise email to the cloud? Google Vault is a great solution. In 2007, Google acquired the email cloud archiving company Postini. Postini was started in 1999 and has many years of experience in email archiving. After the acquisition, Google started work creating their first Google owned-version: Google Message Discovery, which was based …

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