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Feature Focus: File Reporter Tree Map

buckgashler

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

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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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New File Reporter 3.0 Release Includes Significant Feature and Performance Enhancements

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July 21, 2016 10:22 am

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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, …

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Micro Focus Products and the Emergence of the File Analysis Market Segment

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May 4, 2016 8:44 am

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In 2014, the Gartner research firm identified and introduced the world to a new market segment they termed, “File Analysis”. By examining their thousands of customers, Gartner discovered that a sizeable amount of them were negatively affected by the exploding growth of their network-stored data. Their findings showed that continuing to add more storage capacity …

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First Look at What’s Coming in Next Version of Storage Manager for Active Directory

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April 14, 2016 8:30 am

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This week I had the opportunity to sit down with the lead engineer for Storage Manager and get an early look at some of the impressive work that’s being done to the upcoming release of the Active Directory version of Storage Manager. I managed to get a few screen shots that I wanted to share. …

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Simplifying Your Migration to OES 2015 through File Reporter and Storage Manager

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December 1, 2015 1:33 pm

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The recent release of OES 2015 is a big leap forward in terms of both capabilities and reliability. With the expanded storage capacity for network volumes, NSS file system access from Microsoft Active Directory, iPrint enhancements, and an extensive range of performance improvements, upgrading to OES 2015 should be a the objective of every customer …

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New Kanaka DMGs Released to Support El Capitan

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November 5, 2015 11:34 am

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With Apple’s release of Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11), we have updated the Kanaka for Mac Plug-in installer to support the location of Directory Utility.app. There is no functional change in the product. You can download the new DMGs at…

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Best Practices for Preparing Your Network for Filr, Using File Reporter and Storage Manager

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October 6, 2015 1:33 pm

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A few months after the initial release of Filr, I wrote an article on how file management products such as File Reporter and Storage Manager could simplify the deployment of Filr by utilizing product features to not only help you learn which files make sense to make available for remote file sharing and access, but …

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New Updates to File Reporter and Storage Manager

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September 11, 2015 11:37 am

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In the last 30 days, we’ve released updated versions of File Reporter and Storage Manager. Even though these are just maintenance releases, both updates provide some feature updates and bug fixes that you’ll want to leverage right away. File Reporter 2.6.1 Support for Clustered EMC Isilon Devices using SmartConnect Mode Support for EMC Isilon NAS …

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Novell File Reporter 2.6 Released

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May 4, 2015 9:46 am

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I’m happy to announce the release of Novell File Reporter 2.6. This new version introduces new capabilities including the ability to now maintain multiple versions of file system and permissions scans of a storage resource, the introduction of Historic Comparison reports, and a few other goodies. You might recall that I wrote earlier about what …

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