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Gil Cattelain

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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The Importance of Saying ‘Yes’ to Your End Users’ BYOD Requests

Gil Cattelain

December 4, 2014 11:39 am

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The majority of your employees view BYOD as a basic necessity in today’s highly competitive work environment. Your IT department, however, sees BYOD as one of its greatest security challenges to date. Who is right? Your IT department is certainly justified in taking a protective stance against BYOD considering the severity of the threat landscape …

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What’s Wrong With Mobility in the Classroom?

Gil Cattelain

November 21, 2014 10:15 am

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The bring your own device (BYOD) movement is quickly spreading from the business world into school districts throughout the U.S. Research shows that BYOD in school districts has increased from 22 percent in 2013 to 56 percent in 2014. Fueling this growth rate are forward-thinking educators who believe that mobile skills need to be taught …

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Is the ‘Shellshock’ Bug Still a Threat to My Novell ZENworks Products?

Gil Cattelain

November 13, 2014 2:10 pm

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It’s been over one month since Bash notified the IT community about the “Shellshock” vulnerability and sent Linux, Unix and Mac OS X system operators into a panic trying to patch their servers. As we explained in a post after the initial discovery, several Novell products were affected by this security issue (see below). As …

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How to Keep Your Data Safe in a Collaborative Work Environment

Gil Cattelain

October 23, 2014 11:48 am

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Your business just created a confidential document outlining a groundbreaking new product it is developing. This document will be used to educate your core team members in marketing, sales and customer support about your business’s new product prior to its release. You might also have to share the top secret file with one or more …

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Reclaim Control of Your IT Department With the Novell ZENworks Suite

Gil Cattelain

October 16, 2014 10:23 am

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A few years ago, your IT department was a much simpler environment. Your business had few mobile endpoints to keep track of, if any. There were far less cybersecurity risks to worry about. And your company was much smaller, too. My, how things have changed. Now, your business’s mobile endpoints are spiraling out of control …

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Security: A Growing Concern in the U.S. Financial Sector

Gil Cattelain

October 9, 2014 10:15 am

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Right now all eyes are on the financial services industry following the recent high-profile cyber attacks on JPMorgan Chase and nine other U.S. banking institutions. As of this writing, at least 83 million U.S. households and businesses are confirmed to have been affected by the attack. This number is expected to grow as more information …

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Reduce Costs in Your Enterprise by Using Remote Workers

Gil Cattelain

October 6, 2014 11:03 am

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It costs a lot of money to keep workers onsite. This is especially true for large organizations that provide desk space and basic amenities for hundreds or even thousands of workers at a time. For this reason, remote working is a viable alternative to keeping employees in one centralized location. Consider the fact that allowing …

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Overcoming the Challenges of Virtual Endpoint Management

Gil Cattelain

September 25, 2014 11:03 am

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Your business uses a variety of different virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions such as Microsoft Windows, Active Directory and VMware Horizon (View). These solutions can be deployed to VDI end users across the globe; however, they don’t provide the comprehensive virtual endpoint management features that users need to ensure that these solutions perform up to …

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Don’t Sweat Data Compliance: Invest in Mobile Device Management

Gil Cattelain

September 18, 2014 9:35 am

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Mobility has become one of the biggest drivers of productivity and cost savings in the enterprise. But for companies operating in highly-regulated industries like financial and healthcare, implementing traditional mobility or bring your own device (BYOD) solutions is much more difficult due to the overwhelming amount of regulatory policies that must be followed. As outlined …

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Boost IT Productivity by 45 Percent in Your Organization

Gil Cattelain

September 11, 2014 4:15 pm

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Your IT staff is one of the sharpest groups in your organization. Team members are capable of driving serious revenue for your company by implementing forward-thinking technological solutions across the enterprise. Unfortunately, they spend the majority of their time buried in technical endpoint management grunt work, installing, configuring and updating software for user devices. But …

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