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How to get the most out of GroupWise Monitor webinar posted

The Collaboration Community Technical webinar for October, “How to get the most out of GroupWise Monitor” is now available online to view. Just click the Link to access it. This month we had a guest speaker from the community deliver the webinar for us, Diethmar Rimser of Open Horizons and BrainAgents. Deithmar has done such an excellent …

Deploying Windows 10 Feature Updates via ZENworks Patch Management

In a previous article I explained that the ZENworks Patch Management content feed includes Windows 10 quality updates (security and reliability patches) but not Windows 10 feature (version) updates. For example, the feed includes quality updates for Windows 10 Version 1511 and Version 1607 (the Anniversary Update), but does not include the feature update to …

What will GWAVA mean to Micro Focus GroupWise?

As you’ve probably heard by now—Micro Focus has acquired GWAVA. As soon as it was announced—there were questions pouring in. Does this mean GroupWise will finally have a built-in archive/restoration function? Will the roadmap of either portfolio change? Will GWAVA kill off its support for other email platforms other than GroupWise? And on an on …

Get Notified of New Patches for Specific Products

I’ve had several questions lately about how to get notified of new patches. Fortunately we have several ways for you to find out about when new patches are released. The first is via the Patch Finder. When you first go to th

Micro Focus Acquires GWAVA

Micro Focus has acquired GWAVA! I want to be among the first to officially welcome GWAVA to Micro Focus. While the GWAVA product lines extend beyond GroupWise, GWAVA has been a key ISV technology partner who has provided additional GroupWise functionality like back-up, archiving, restoration, and messaging security for years.

October Collaboration Community Webinar Scheduled

I am very pleased to announce that we have scheduled the October Collaboration Community Webinar. I am also excited that this month we are really putting the community into community webinar. I have invited a guest speaker from the community, Diethmar Rimser of Open Horizons and Netagents to present “How to get the most out …

GroupWise 2014 & 2014 R2 Lifecycle update

I have mentioned on this blog that we are hard at work preparing for the next major release of GroupWise; GroupWise 2017 codename “Wasatch” Over the next several months I will share more information about Wasatch with you, including features, schedule, what to expect etc… Engineering is hard at work to deliver Wasatch in 2017. …

“Print” to PDF and Save to Filr using iOS 10

When talking about iPrint at tradeshows and such, I regularly get asked if it can also print to PDF – and avoid printing to paper in the first place. Sadly, I have to say “No”. Apple has released new features in iOS 10 however that now make this possible – though you don’t actually need …

Digging into GroupWise Messenger…. Webinar Posted

The Collaboration Community Technical webinar for September, “Digging into GroupWise Messenger: How to use it now and what’s coming in the future” is completed, recorded, and now available online for you to view. If you missed the webinar, came late, had to leave early, or just want to see it again be our guest. This …

Our Discussion Forums Just Got More Useful

With the addition of two new discussion forums, our Micro Focus Forum site just got more useful. We’ve added new tools to your tool belt…..or, a different way to look at it, a new tool to your Swiss army knife. Sometimes you need to talk about more than just a single product. Perhaps you have …

GroupWise Resource Archive – September 2016

While it is a common reflection in our fast changing world, where does time go these days? Fall into good habits and keep current with the September release of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which provides easy research of the NGW Digest email discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners and consultants. Use the high speed text search capabilities to discover invaluable guidance …

Shares on Mobile devices has arrived!

Last week GroupWise Mobility Services 2014 R2 SP1 (14.2.1) shipped. For GroupWise customers with an active maintenance contract it is now available for you to download and use. This is a significant release for GroupWise. It brings the long awaited and much requested enhancement request for shared folders, shared address books, and shared calendars to …

Filr Proton Technical Preview Update

For those of you participating in the Filr Technical Preview, Preview 3 was posted last night and is now available for download. If you are already a member of the Technical Preview Program, you may access the Technical Preview site here. If you have not yet signed up for the Technical Preview Program (i.e. you …

Customized Ad Hoc Template Report

In ZENworks Reporting Server 5.6.1, creating an Ad Hoc report displays only plain data. This cool solution will display Ad Hoc reports with the default customized template that includes the Micro Focus logo, Logged in user, and Page footer for all the page orientations (Actual Size, Portrait, and Landscape). In addition these default templates can …

We keep our word – Filr is macOS Sierra ready!

Apple macOS Sierra (version 10.12) comes with some really cool features, so we expect that you will want to upgrade to Sierra as soon as it’s available. But what’s fun of running Sierra if you can’t get your files synced and shared using Filr, right? We have been following macOS Sierra closely. Changes to the …

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