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ZENworks Mobile Management now manages Windows Phone!

jblackett

October 23, 2015 8:44 am

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Last month we released the ZENworks Mobile Management 3.2 release and yesterday we followed that up with the ZENworks Mobile Management 3.2.1 update. Unfortunately, I’ve been quite busy and haven’t had enough free cycles to introduce you all to the fact that starting with 3.2 we can now manage Windows Phone 8.1 devices as well …

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AMIE Adapter for Importing Discovered Printers from ZCM

jblackett

October 21, 2015 1:54 pm

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In a call with our Customer Care team the other day someone asked if there was an easy way to import printers into the Micro Focus Service Desk (MFSD) system. In order to do that you could use a straight CSV import if you already have a system that knows about these printers, or if …

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Meet the ZENworks Product Management Team

jblackett

October 15, 2015 10:49 am

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I wanted to take a minute and introduce those of you in the community to the Product Management team for Endpoint Management (aka ZENworks) at Micro Focus. You should expect to see blogs, hear from them on webinars, participate in focus groups, attend community events and maybe even show up at your site occasionally. Jason …

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A New Name and a New Feel: Micro Focus Service Desk

jblackett

October 13, 2015 12:20 pm

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What’s in a name? Well, in the case of a brand it can be a whole lot. As you are all aware, last year Micro Focus acquired Novell. Unlike our previous acquisition by the Attachmate Group the new company is very focused on making us a single cohesive organization that is easy to do business …

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Help me, help you by opting into telemetry in ZENworks 11.4.1 and 2016

jblackett

October 13, 2015 11:02 am

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ZENworks 11.4.1 is coming soon! I would expect that by the end of next month, at the latest, you’ll be notified of its availability in the System Updates page of the ZENworks Control Center (if you have automatic checking enabled) or in the ZENworks News feed. Once you’ve updated your environment to 11.4.1 you’ll get …

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Give us your feedback on ZENworks 2016 Platform Changes

jblackett

October 9, 2015 9:51 am

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As you’ve all heard we’re busy working on the next major version of ZENworks. While we are still early in the build out there are a few things we know are going to change with relations to supported platforms. I wanted to take this opportunity to share this information as early as possible so that …

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Upgrading to ZENworks 11SP4 Community Technical Webinar recording now available

jblackett

October 8, 2015 12:25 pm

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If you missed it, we held our bi-weekly ZENworks 11SP4 Community Technical Webinar yesterday. It was well attended and Hari and Srijith did a great job presenting the content. If you missed it and haven’t yet made the move to ZENworks 11SP4 I would recommend viewing the recording here.  

What is Unified Endpoint Management?

jblackett

October 7, 2015 10:35 am

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I’ve recently spent the last couple of weeks talking about Micro Focus’ vision and strategy for the ZENworks product portfolio to a number of customers and partners. In a nutshell, the vision is for ZENworks to be an easy-to-use, Unified Endpoint Management solution with strong self-service and application management capabilities, provided in an identity centric, …

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First look at the rapidly evolving ZENworks User Application

jblackett

October 7, 2015 10:35 am

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As some of you may be aware, in ZENworks 2016 we are doing a major overhaul of the end user interface for the ZENworks desktop experience for Windows and OS-X. We are basically building a new application to replace the ZENworks Application Launcher and surface other important user driven capabilities. This is the first in …

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Bundle Assignment Best Practices Webinar recording now available!

jblackett

October 1, 2015 4:20 pm

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On Sept 23 we kicked off the ZENworks Community Technical Webinars with the Bundle Assignment Best Practices webinar. We had great attendance and although there were a few technical hiccups I think it turned out pretty great. For anyone that wasn’t able to join us I’ve posted a recording that you can check it out …

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