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GroupWise Resource Archive – July 2016

The July release is now available, a free GroupWise Resource Archive providing easy research of NGW Digest email discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners and consultants. Use the high speed text search capabilities to discover invaluable guidance within topics ranging from GroupWise technical issues to Micro Focus/Novell business discussions.

Top Signs Your Company’s Workspace Ecosystem Is Behind the Times – How to Enable the Modern Workspace…

Just recently, a friend of mine complained to his son that he hates using his mobile device at night because the glare hurts his eyes. His son recommended an app called Twilight, which automatically dims the screen after sunset. Floored, my friend installed Twilight onto his phone without thinking twice. This exchange was alarming to …

GroupWise Calendars Webinar Part II Posted!

Another Collaboration Community Webinar completed, recorded and available to you! Today’s “Using Calendars in GroupWise Part II” webinar is now available to review here. If you were able to attend but just want to see it again you also have access to the recording. If you missed Part I of the webinar that was held …

Looking for ZENworks customers using Sybase to help make a difference

We’re currently in the midst of providing some new migration paths for the database migration tool in ZENworks and we are in need to some customer databases to help us ensure we are properly vetting the tool. If you are a ZENworks customer using either a remote Sybase instance or an embedded Sybase instance we’d …

August Collaboration Community Technical Webinar Scheduled!

GroupWise Mobility Services 14.2.1 is close to shipping and the long awaited and much requested features of Shared Folders, Calendars and Address Books for mobile devices are the cornerstone of this release. This webinar will allow you to see the new features you have been asking for in action and ask questions directly to the …

Filr 2017 Technical Preview 1 is now ready!

Hi everyone We’re ready with our first Technical Preview of Filr 2017. In case you missed Dev’s post about Filr 2017, here is a list of the new features: Net Folder sharing: Now share not just files but also folders inside Net Folders via Micro Focus Filr 2017 both with your teams and your external …

Performance improvements due to better NSS disk storage allocation policies with OES 2015 SP1

Beginning with the OES 2015 SP1 release, the NSS file system has improved disk storage allocation policies. This improvement in disk storage allocation is referred to as delayed block allocation. Delayed block allocation improves the file system performance and reduces the file fragmentation by effectively writing larger amounts of data at a time. Delayed block …

ZENworks Patch Management Support for Windows 10 Updates

Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft changed their business model for operating system delivery and support. Over the last several months, I’ve received lots of questions about how ZENworks Patch Management handles “Windows 10 updates.” In response to these questions, here’s a short review of Microsoft’s new model and how ZENworks supports this model. Review of …

New File Reporter 3.0 Release Includes Significant Feature and Performance Enhancements

With each new release of File Reporter, we’ve tended to introduce notable performance or feature enhancements. This week’s release of File Reporter is consistent with that tradition with both performance breakthroughs and new data analytics tools. Micro Focus Branding Perhaps the most visible change to the product is the complete Micro Focus branding. Installation wizards, …

Unleash the power of Filr by automating & integrating using REST APIs!

Why APIs? Ability to integrate, automate & customize are becoming must haves for software of current times. Automation & integration helps save a lot of time & money and potentially cuts down the risk of manual mistakes. Customization helps make the IT administrator & end user’s life a lot simpler. APIs are the programming interfaces …

Help us improve ZENworks Inventory & Asset Management Reporting

As you may be aware, we have embarked upon an exercise where we are revamping domains within ZENworks Reporting. This is to ensure that we meet your expectations both from usability and performance aspects. As first output of this exercise, we have already created a new domain for ZENworks…

Introducing Micro Focus Desktop Containers!

Over the past few months, the Micro Focus team has been hard at work overhauling (ZENworks) Micro Focus Application Virtualization. We’re pleased to announce that come August, Application Virtualization will be replaced by a new product name: Micro Focus Desktop Containers—the only solution on the market for Windows desktop application containerization across any Windows x86/x86_64 …

Join us for a TechTalk on OES 2015 SP1 – What’s New and Improved

Hello Everyone, join us for a TechTalk on OES 2015 SP1 this Thursday – hosted by Lothar Wegner, Technology Specialist, and myself. You can register for the Webinar here…

New set of ZENworks Community Webinars

It’s been a busy couple of months as we continue to march towards ZENworks 2017, so we’ve taken a bit of a break from the webinars, but I’m pleased to announce the next round. Two of these sessions related to System Update come not from the Ideas portal, but from numerous conversations with customers. July …

GroupWise 2014 R2 SP1: Moving forward to the future

“Nature repeats herself, or almost does: repeat, repeat, repeat; revise, revise, revise.” –Elizabeth Bishop from North Haven It’s a common theme in software, the “mid cycle” release. Software developers like to do these types of releases because it demonstrates commitment to patching bugs, making incremental improvements, and further developing the product. But is it …

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