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Gil Cattelain

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About Gil Cattelain

Gil Cattelain, Product Marketing at Novell => Gil has more than 16 years of experience in software marketing for the high-tech industry, including recent time at Echopass and Genesys as Director of Digital Marketing where he specialized in SEO, demand/lead generation and social media marketing for the cloud-based contact center market. His expertise also includes international product marketing and product management at Matrix42, Folio Corporation, Open Market Inc., PowerQuest and Netopia Inc. He has also held positions as international public relations manager and channel marketing manager. Gil holds a B.A. in international marketing and political science from Brigham Young University and is fluent in French.

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Spending All Your Time Playing IT Detective? It’s Time For A Problem Management Solution

Gil Cattelain

July 2, 2015 12:53 pm

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Imagine your company gets a brand new shipment of desktop computers. At first, everything appears to be working fine—until one machine starts experiencing random power failures. Then, another machine starts experiencing the same problem. The problem cascades across the network, affecting multiple units. In this type of scenario, what starts as a single IT “incident” …

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Three Signs Your Endpoint Management Policy Is Stuck in the Past

Gil Cattelain

June 25, 2015 3:30 pm

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There is a strong belief spreading throughout the digital business world that you should give your employees access to all of the resources they need to perform at a high level, and then get out of their way. This is an enlightened approach that involves letting your workers set their own work policies (in regard …

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Your Firewall Is Weak: Here’s Why

Gil Cattelain

June 18, 2015 11:46 am

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Now that the majority of professional football teams are overhauling their defensive strategies in preparation for the 2015 NFL season, it’s a great time to stop and consider your own network’s line of defense: your firewall. What’s the connection between football and your network, you ask? A football team needs a combination of a strong …

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Slack is Perfect for Startups, but Enterprise Environments? Not So Fast.

Gil Cattelain

June 18, 2015 11:12 am

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Every so often, a tool appears that wins the attention of the public and media. Sometimes, this attention leads to huge valuations for investors. This is the case with Slack, a messaging app that’s become quite popular in the last year. Startups, remote teams, and others use it to collaborate and chat. Some investors think …

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Medical Devices: The New Target for Cybercriminals

Gil Cattelain

June 11, 2015 1:50 pm

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When it comes to hacking, no device is off limits from cyberthieves—including medical devices—a new report from TrapX Security shows. According to Dark Reading, the report—set to be released at some point next week—names at least three separate instances where malware has recently been discovered lurking on critical hospital medical equipment—specifically systems such as an …

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Dim the Lights: Five Must See Videos and Webinars From ZENworks

Gil Cattelain

June 4, 2015 8:59 am

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Here at Micro Focus, we are fortunate to have a wide selection of videos and webinars that can help familiarize you with our products and services. Whether you are a new or returning customer, we invite you to sit back, break out some microwave popcorn and browse through our extensive media gallery. Here are five …

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When Was the Last Time Your IT Team Went Home Early on Friday?

Gil Cattelain

May 28, 2015 3:49 pm

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It’s 4 p.m. on a midsummer Friday afternoon, and most of the people in your organization are already at home enjoying the weekend thanks to your business’s flexible summer hours policy. Instead of relaxing with a cool drink in your hand, however, you and your fellow IT workers are still pounding away at your keyboards …

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Fishing for New College Graduates to Work in Your Organization? Read This

Gil Cattelain

May 21, 2015 12:47 pm

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All across the U.S., graduation caps are flying and the time-honored anthem of “Pomp and Circumstance” is ushering in yet another wave of fresh college alumni to the workforce. These recent grads are an especially empowered bunch, as they are entering into the healthiest job market for college graduates in several years. A recent survey …

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Wake-Up Call: The Workspace Has Changed … And You Should as Well

Gil Cattelain

May 18, 2015 10:44 am

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Do you feel like you fell asleep at your desk and woke up in a new technologically driven business environment that you barely recognize—à la Rip Van Winkle? If so, you’re not still dreaming; business processes are becoming increasingly automated and exponentially faster as connectivity proliferates. This is happening to such a degree that even …

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Is Your Current Service Desk Solution Scaring Away Your IT Workers?

Gil Cattelain

May 7, 2015 2:32 pm

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Your enterprise was never meant to be a revolving door for employees. After all, employee turnover is expensive and bad for morale. The cost of losing an employee during his or her first year, for instance, can cost about three times the amount of his or her salary, according to research aggregated in an article …

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