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Simplifying IT Functions with Unified Endpoint Management Tools

Gil Cattelain

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September 20, 2018 10:15 am

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Enterprise IT managers are faced with the modern reality of managing both corporate- and employee-owned endpoints running different versions of different operating systems, making an already challenging job nearly impossible.  With constant updates to security solutions, operating systems, and applications, even simply trying to keep up with the latest versions quickly becomes an exercise in …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks

Community Webinar – Early look into OES2018 SP1

Madhan

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September 18, 2018 12:44 pm

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Following up on the earlier blog on Registrations being open for the OES2018 SP1 Beta Program, we are hosting a community webinar that gives an early look into the updates and features that will be delivered as part of Open Enterprise Server 2018 SP1. Please register for the webinar – ‘An early look at OES …

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Categories: Announcements, Business Continuity Clustering, Cluster Services, Information Management & Governance, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

Vibe 4.0.5 is now available!

qmangus

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September 17, 2018 9:23 am

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Collaboration means different things to different people. For managers, it’s about increasing productivity and supporting mobility. For teams, it’s about working together on projects, managing and sharing documents, and retaining knowledge. Micro Focus Vibe delivers on both fronts, helping you bring people, projects and processes together in one secure space to enhance productivity—no matter where …

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, Messaging & Team Collaboration, Open Workgroup Suite, Technical, Vibe

GroupWise Migrations – A Better Way

KBOYLE

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September 13, 2018 10:38 am

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Why migrate? A GroupWise migration is needed when GroupWise must run on a different server. Historically, this has occurred when a GroupWise system was not virtualized and a hardware upgrade was needed, or when GroupWise had to be run on a different OS. For example…

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, NetWare, Novell, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

True Enterprise File Sharing and Access with Filr

qmangus

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September 11, 2018 8:52 am

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Score:5

You need to keep your files and systems secure, however, your users may be sharing and storing files on cloud sharing solutions that are not secure and are not managed by your organization. There needs to be a balance between the functionality that your end users want and the security that your organization needs. IT, …

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Categories: Collaboration, File Services and Management, Filr, Mobility, Technical

Why Unified Endpoint Management Solutions Create Better Enterprises

Gil Cattelain

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September 7, 2018 10:43 am

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Today’s enterprises deal with a large number of endpoints from different vendors, running different operating systems and applications, and with different uses and rights.  But they are a necessary in today’s global, mobile environment in order to enable businesses to operate efficiently. This presents a challenge for IT departments who are tasked with managing the …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, IT Operations Management, PR Blog, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks

Don’t Let Ransomware Take You Down – Use File Dynamics

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September 7, 2018 10:04 am

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Ransomware continues to be a threat across the globe, with hackers targeting an organization’s most valuable files and systems and locking them down. Then they ask for money, or a “ransom,” to unlock these systems. To avoid the high cost of downtime associated with this cybercrime, many organizations simply pay the ransom. Unfortunately, the occurrence …

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Categories: Expert Views, File Analysis & Management, File Dynamics, File Services and Management, Information Management & Governance, Security

When and How to Whitelist / Blacklist Apps for iOS Devices using #ZENworks



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September 7, 2018 9:33 am

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Some time back, a discussion with one of my colleagues got me thinking on the importance of blacklisting or whitelisting of applications on devices and its current relevance. To provide some background, some years back, the MDM capabilities offered by Operating Systems were not that …

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Categories: Configuration Management, Cool Tools, End-user How-to, Endpoint Security, IT Operations Management, Mobile, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

Wanna read information from #ZENworks using REST?

jblackett

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September 5, 2018 3:42 am

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Greetings from Malaysia! This week I’ve been doing some more exploring with ZENworks Reporting in my hotel time and I found that there’s a great solution available for those of you who want to get some data programmatically for integration with some other application in your environment. ZENworks Reporting provides a REST interface that makes …

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Categories: End-user How-to, Endpoint Security, IT Operations Management, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

What to be aware of when migrating from Apple VPP to Apple Business Manager



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September 4, 2018 2:13 pm

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Recently Apple decided to transition its Volume Purchase program offering to a brand new service in the form of Apple Business Manager. Apple Business Manager combines DEP & VPP into one easy to use single portal. However, this change also brings in a new way of managing VPP accounts and if you are using VPP, …

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Categories: Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, Expert Views, IT Operations Management, Mobile, Mobility, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

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