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Feature Focus: File Reporter Tree Map

buckgashler

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August 22, 2016 2:39 pm

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In an earlier article, I briefly covered the high level capabilities of the new File Reporter Tree Map along with those of the other Data Analytics tools – the Dashboard and the Pivot Grid. But until now, I really didn’t have the time to give the Tree Map the attention it deserved. But first, a …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Technical

What’s New in The Micro Focus iPrint iOS 3.0 App



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August 22, 2016 12:45 pm

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We’ve recently released a new iOS app for iPrint. This app brings with it many new features that you may not be aware of. These new features include: Revamped UI experience Photo Printing Camera Printing Web Page printing Job history iOS App extensions support WalkUp Job management Let’s take a moment to look at each …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, iPrint, Technical

Looking for ideas about ZENworks Patch Management reports, dashboard, and status

Darrin VandenBos

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August 22, 2016 12:24 pm

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I’m currently gathering ideas about ways we can improve the reports, dashboard, and patch status data in ZENworks Patch Management. If you are interested in influencing the direction of the product in these areas, drop me an email at darrin.vandenbos@microfocus.com and we’ll set up a time to talk.

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Patch Management

Operating File and Print in the Modern Enterprise: Why OES remains a great decision



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August 19, 2016 2:14 pm

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The growth of data in the enterprise isn’t slowing down.  In fact—IDC expects storage needs to reach in excess of 73 million terabytes by 2020.  If solving your enterprise’s file and storage needs were as easy as hooking up another hard-drive, there wouldn’t be a huge problem.  However, we all know it isn’t as simple …

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Categories: Expert Views, File & Networking Services, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

Impressive New Capabilities Introduced in New Storage Manager 5.0 for Active Directory

buckgashler

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August 17, 2016 3:36 pm

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The recent release of Micro Focus Storage Manager 5.0 for Active Directory introduces a complete administrative interface makeover, as well as some impressive new capabilities designed to both ease administration and expand the product’s management role in the network file system. Some of these new features have been driven by customer requests, others by the …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, File Reporter, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager, Technical

Use Micro Focus File Analysis to Enable Next-Gen Data Processing

Gil Cattelain

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August 15, 2016 11:15 am

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Recently, I was talking with the owner of a large agricultural establishment who wants to use drones to gather information on his livestock and crops. The master plan is to equip unmanned aerial vehicles with high-power cameras and sensors to capture key patterns and changes in local farm environments. In collecting such information, the company …

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Today’s ZCTW – System Update on Servers recording now available

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August 10, 2016 11:02 pm

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We had a great call this morning lead by Arvind and Madhu from our Support and Engineering teams. Great deep dive on the server side aspects of System Update. If you were able to join us I hope you found it helpful, if you didn’t you can view the recording here. Don’t forget we have …

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Categories: ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

Mandatory baselines being removed in ZENworks 2017 Patch Management

Darrin VandenBos

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August 10, 2016 10:35 am

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Patch policies were introduced in the ZENworks 11 SP3 release with the intent to eventually replace the Mandatory Baseline functionality. Mandatory baselines can be used to deploy a base set of specific patches to a group of devices. Patch policies provide the same capability (deploying specific patches), but add the flexibility to deploy patches via …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

What Policies (GPO’s) are in effect on a workstation?

Laura Buckley

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August 10, 2016 9:09 am

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Today I pick up on my ramblings about the various things that challenge us in our daily routine in IT.  Whilst I am a GroupWise geek I’m going to do something a little different again.  Most environments that I work in push out policies in one form or another to the workstations.   A common complaint …

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Introducing the New ZENworks Inventory Collector!

Vikram Derebail

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August 9, 2016 11:52 am

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As a Cool Solutions reader and ZENworks customer, you may recall that a couple of months back, the ZENworks Inventory/Asset Management Team had started to revamp the existing Windows Inventory Collector (both hardware and software) to a more current software technology and flexible architecture. This significant change was necessary as we start to support the …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

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