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BYOD: What’s Solved, What’s Not

jblackett

March 27, 2014 4:06 pm

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We know you’re sick of hearing the term BYOD. Everyone in IT is. But that doesn’t mean everyone in IT has solved all the problems associated with employees bringing their devices to work. We’ve solved some, sure. But many still linger. Let’s travel back to 2011, when the BYOD hype was just building up, and …

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Containerization with the End-User in Mind

jblackett

March 20, 2014 1:05 pm

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When you consider the risks that employee-owned devices and applications present to enterprise data, it’s not surprising that companies are looking into enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions such as containerization, which creates two isolated modes on mobile devices to separate corporate functions from personal functions. EMM has been growing and was recently named one of …

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Windows XP Support in ZENworks

jblackett

March 20, 2014 12:02 pm

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As you might expect we are trying to determine how long we need to support Windows XP in ZENworks. I would like to understand from you when you plan to be completely off of Windows XP.

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The Future of Enterprise Apps

jblackett

March 18, 2014 3:05 pm

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The line between business and consumer apps continues to blur. As consumer tools pick up steam in the enterprise, IT is faced with an app overload issue from employees using consumer apps for business purposes. Whether it is on personal or business devices, these applications will be used to store, share and edit corporate data …

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ZENguru Cool Solutions Zone

jblackett

March 13, 2014 4:59 pm

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Now that ZENworks 11SP3 has been released I’m happy to announce that I’ve setup my own ZENworks zone on the Internet that you can subscribe to and download common Cool Solutions bundles. Initially I expect the content will be pretty sparse, but over time I expect you’ll see lots more. The purpose of this solution is to describe how to setup a subscription to my zone and discuss the currently available bundles.

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Understanding ZENworks Mobile Management certificates

jblackett

February 10, 2014 12:06 pm

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One of the most common questions I get from both internal Novell employees and customers alike is “what certificate does what in ZENworks Mobile Management?” So in this blog post I want to answer that question. Understanding the Components on the Managed Device Before I answer that question though it’s important to understand one other …

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Introducing ZENworks Mobile Management 2.9

jblackett

January 27, 2014 10:29 am

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Happy New Year! It’s been a busy couple of weeks since I got back from the holidays so I apologize for not posting something sooner. In this post I want to introduce you to a the new capabilities of the upcoming ZENworks Mobile Management 2.9 release. The key new features are: Filr App Configuration Application …

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ZENworks Content Reporting Package

jblackett

December 3, 2013 4:00 pm

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The ZENworks Content Reporting Package is a ZENworks Reporting 5 domain for building custom ZR5 reports and views, a set of approximately 20 predefined ad hoc views and a set of default reports that can be used to obtain information about the content stored in the ZENworks Content Repository. This domain currently supports only zones …

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ZENworks Mobile Management Reporting Package

jblackett

November 26, 2013 4:43 pm

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The ZENworks Mobile Management Reporting Package is a ZENworks Reporting 5 domain for building custom ZR5 reports and views and a set of predefined reports similar to those available in the ZMM dashboard. I encourage you to provide feedback so that any additional requirements can be taken care of as we work to productize this …

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ZENworks Application Virtualization Server Usage Reporting Packaging

jblackett

November 21, 2013 4:01 pm

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The ZAV Server Usage Reporting Package is a ZENworks Reporting 5 domain for building custom ZR5 reports and views, a set of approximately 20 predefined ad hoc views, a predefined usage dashboard and a set of default reports that can be used to obtain information about the usage of virtualized applications accessed via the ZAV …

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