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Elephants, Cats, Coffee and Computers.



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February 11, 2015 12:41 pm

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As part of my job at Novell I get to travel around various places.  This has given me the chance to try numerous types of coffee across many countries and cultures. Coffee itself has an interesting history, starting with the legend of Kaldi. Kaldi was a goat herder who noticed his goats become somewhat animated …

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Forrester Names Novell ZENworks a ‘Strong Performer’ in Endpoint Encryption

Gil Cattelain

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February 5, 2015 11:17 am

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There are two ways that you can store sensitive corporate information in your database: in a regular format using plain text or in a protected format using advanced ciphering. In information technology (IT), the act of ciphering digital information is called encryption, and it’s one of the safest and strongest methods of devaluing private data …

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The Best Thing You Can Buy for Your IT Department This Year Is …

Gil Cattelain

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February 2, 2015 11:26 am

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Your business has a lot of unsecure digital endpoints that need to be addressed. There’s Steve in finance, for instance, who just got a new tablet that he uses for work purposes in addition to his smartphone (unbeknownst to IT). There’s April, who now works remotely and regularly accesses sensitive corporate files over unprotected Wi-Fi …

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Do We Need to Reinvent Email in 2015?

Nick Scholz

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February 2, 2015 10:18 am

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While Google’s new Inbox app will likely not bring the end of email (as some are claiming), it does achieve at least one important thing: it’s got us asking, “What’s wrong with email, anyway?” Well, maybe it’s us. Email, which began as a digital postal service, has transmogrified into a task list, calendar, day planner, …

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Categories: Collaboration, Expert Views, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog, Vibe

ZENworks Imaging: Fast, consistent & cost-effective solution for deploying standard device configurations and software

Adharsh Praveen R

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January 28, 2015 12:22 pm

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This short video shows how ZENworks Imaging helps David, the administrator at XYZ corporation to quickly deploy/upgrade operating systems on variety of devices and across different geographical locations

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Expert Views, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Behind Every Great IT Department Is a Strong Automation System

Gil Cattelain

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January 22, 2015 3:07 pm

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Ten years ago, your business’s network environment was nowhere near as complex as it is today. There were fewer pervasive cybersecurity threats or demands for BYOD services, and there was less technological diversity to manage. Now, like most businesses, you are in the process of trying to meet heightened challenges in all these areas by …

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Why You Need to ‘Wow’ Your End Users With Amazing User Self-services

Gil Cattelain

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January 15, 2015 3:39 pm

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The world is becoming easier to navigate on your own thanks to the influx of modern day self-help technologies. From automated airport check-in systems to advanced mobile banking platforms, self-help initiatives are spreading like wildfire across the globe. Why is user self-service spreading so quickly? Quite simply, people want access to lighting-fast experiences and results. …

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Rethink the Modern Workspace With ZENworks From Novell

Gil Cattelain

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January 8, 2015 11:34 am

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When you think of a contemporary work environment, do you still envision a traditional cubicle with a desk and landline telephone? If so, it’s time to rethink your vision of where and how people are conducting business these days. Thanks to the advent of mobile technology, many workspaces are expanding beyond the office. In fact, …

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Digital Security Resolutions for 2015

Gil Cattelain

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December 18, 2014 9:59 am

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2015 is promising to be a profitable year and is full of exciting opportunities. But it could also be one of the most challenging years yet for protecting your digital information. According to credit firm Experian, there will be even more data breaches in 2015 than there were in 2014. This is particularly troubling for …

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Report Shows BYOD Threat Landscape Growing for Businesses

Gil Cattelain

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December 11, 2014 11:10 am

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Is your IT department completely overwhelmed trying to thwart cyberthreats and mitigate BYOD security challenges? If so, you’re not alone. As the recent IT Security Risks Survey 2014 from Kaspersky Labs shows, an overwhelming 94 percent of businesses experienced cybersecurity issues in 2014. This is a 3 percent increase from 2013. Furthermore, the amount of …

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