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iPrint 3 – Beta Program Announcement



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January 16, 2017 11:20 am

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The iPrint team has been working hard on the next release of it’s Appliance, building new features, fixing bugs – to simplify print for your enterprise. For us to make this really successful, we need your inputs – suggestions and opinions, on what works for you and how well ! We are opening up a Beta …

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Categories: Customer Care, File & Networking Services, Filr, iPrint, Open Enterprise Server

Primary User Calculation and Reset in ZENworks



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January 16, 2017 11:11 am

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uajay explains how to calculate the Primary User on a machine based on the number of user logins, the amount of time the user is logged in, or the designated user…

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

Installing ZENworks Agent through Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)

asudheer

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January 13, 2017 3:46 pm

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The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) can help build an automated installation source for deploying Windows OS and Office. The build can also include device drivers, Windows updates, and any other software. The ZENworks Agent is one such software that needs to be installed during deployment. Now, let me explain the way …

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Categories: Cool Tools, Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

What’s in Micro Focus maintenance?



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January 13, 2017 11:27 am

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Often, I’m asked why companies should continue to pay maintenance on their Micro Focus software licenses.  Most licenses nowadays are perpetual.  In other words—you bought the right to use the version of the product you’re on.  So what’s the value of maintenance after that?  Many times, IT professionals don’t really know what they are getting …

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Categories: Collaboration, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, Filr, General, GroupWise, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

Using Public Cloud File Sharing and Storage? This Will Make You Reconsider

Gil Cattelain

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January 12, 2017 2:59 pm

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Think about all of the private files that your company stores inside online cloud repositories. There are documents containing trade secrets. Outlines for new products. Executive memos meant for select eyes only. Items, in other words, that would create significant problems if they were made publicly available. Unfortunately, this very problem happened to some Box.com …

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Special GroupWise Pricing for Security & Archiving

Mike Bills

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January 12, 2017 11:33 am

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I am sure you are all aware that Micro Focus acquired GWAVA. I don’t normally want to use this blog/forum for strictly marketing messages, however I do feel this message is important and I want to make sure everyone is aware of some special promotions that are happening now to celebrate this acquisition. This acquisition …

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Why NOW is the Perfect Time to Upgrade your GroupWise Email Security & Archiving

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January 6, 2017 5:10 pm

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GWAVA (now part of Micro Focus) is running a special offer to trade out your current competing security and/or archiving licenses and replace them with Retain and/or GWAVA*. If you’re running GroupWise, you should make the switch because you’ll enjoy: The best GroupWise archiving and security solutions on the market. A single source for all …

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Update to ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 and 8.1 updates

Darrin VandenBos

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January 6, 2017 3:37 pm

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In August 2016, I wrote a Cool Solutions article (ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 and 8.1 updates) explaining that, starting in October 2016, Microsoft would be changing their operating system update model for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2. True to their …

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Want A Better MDM Solution? We Have You Covered with ZENworks 2017

Gil Cattelain

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January 3, 2017 10:17 am

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With the New Year starting, now is a good time to think about some IT-related processes that you want to improve in 2017.  Here’s one to add to your list of resolutions: Make it a point to optimize your business’s mobile device management (MDM) strategy, to improve security and make life easier in your organization. …

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Windows 10 Migration Can Be a Dream

Gil Cattelain

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January 3, 2017 10:01 am

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At this point, Windows 10 — released in 2015 — is well beyond its nascent stage. In fact, Microsoft is already planning on ending support for its debut version, 1507, within the next 18 months. Many businesses, though, still haven’t migrated to Windows 10. In a recent survey, 41 percent of companies claimed they have …

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