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Why Enterprise-Oriented Solutions Are Ideal for Education Collaboration

Gil Cattelain

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July 14, 2015 1:56 pm

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It’s easy to think of the needs for education enterprise environments as being pretty minimal. Other than email and some collaboration tools, what could educators really need? Sometimes, you don’t know how much you need something until it’s gone. For instance, many GroupWise users say one of the reasons they’ll never move to another platform …

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Feel Prepared for Audits with ZENworks

Gil Cattelain

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July 9, 2015 4:08 pm

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Right now you’re likely banking on the notion that your business probably won’t have to deal with a lengthy audit this year. Your hope is to fly under the radar of your vendors and avoid detection of your outdated software licenses and assets. What are the odds that you’ll be able to pull this off? …

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GroupWise releases two new support packs this week!

Mike Bills

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July 9, 2015 2:11 pm

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I am very pleased to announce the release of two new support packs for GroupWise this week. The support packs are GroupWise 2014 SP2 (14.0.2) and GroupWise 2012 SP4 (12.0.4). Both of these support packs are cumulative releases. This means that if you have taken a previous support pack, hot patch or FTF for your …

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

Gil Cattelain

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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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Novell Service Desk: Password Self Service



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June 30, 2015 12:11 pm

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Passwords are everywhere, every device or application or webpage you access requires a password. In order to improve security, organizations are implementing strong password policies and are asking their employees to frequently change their passwords with emphasis on uniqueness, complexity etc. This more often than not results in end users forgetting their passwords or locking …

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How is “Novell Ideas” Going?

Mike Bills

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June 26, 2015 11:35 am

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Recently we introduced to the community a new way to collaborate with Novell on enhancement requests, the Novell Ideas Portal.   If you didn’t get a chance to see this announcement please take a moment and check out what my fellow Product Manager, Jason Blackett had to say about Ideas in his recent Blog Post. Hopefully …

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Three Signs Your Endpoint Management Policy Is Stuck in the Past

Gil Cattelain

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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

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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

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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

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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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