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It’s Time for Some Spring IT Cleaning

Gil Cattelain

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March 12, 2015 2:56 pm

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Ah, springtime—the birds are chirping, the snow is (finally) melting, and all around there’s a profound change in the air as we usher in a brand new season. This is the ideal time to take a look around your business and account for all of the hardware assets your company has been stockpiling. Your desktop …

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Open Enterprise Server 2015 Roadmap Webinar



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March 10, 2015 9:08 am

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We recently had a webinar outlining the new features coming in OES 2015. For those of you who missed the webinar, or those of you who wish to see it again, the recording has now been posted.

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Wake Up and Recognize the Demand for User-Centric Workspaces

Gil Cattelain

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March 6, 2015 10:39 am

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Let’s face it: It’s not always easy to get work done in the office. First, you need to actually get to the office by battling through morning traffic. Then, once you manage to find parking and sit down at your desk, there are constant distractions and interruptions that can get in the way of your …

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The One-Step Plan to Stronger Digital Workspace Security in Your Enterprise

Gil Cattelain

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March 2, 2015 1:43 pm

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The digital business landscape has changed dramatically during the past few years, and this has led to more challenges facing IT departments than ever before. New threats like malware, ransomware and hacks are increasing by the day. Furthermore, next-generation technologies like the Internet of Things are weaving their way into the digital fabric of your …

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From Gold to Fool’s Gold: Transform Your Data Through Encryption to Make It Useless to Hackers

Gil Cattelain

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February 19, 2015 1:31 pm

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Your business harbors a trove of sensitive data in its back-end servers that hackers would love to exploit for monetary value. These files can range drastically in value, depending on factors such as the type of information they contain and the industry. In healthcare, for instance, stolen patient records can sell for as much as …

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Your Business’s Network Is Bigger Than You Think

Gil Cattelain

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February 12, 2015 2:06 pm

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You head the IT department of a small to midsized business (SMB) with 1,000 employees or less. But is this the true size of your network? It could actually be much larger than the total number of employees in your organization due to the amount of devices that your workers use to access your business’s …

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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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