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Open Enterprise Server: It’s a Windows world, right?



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February 14, 2017 11:17 am

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What’s with this “either-or” thinking lately?  “Windows” or bust!  Give me “Linux” or give me death!  An “Apple” a day keeps the viruses at bay!   All in all, it can get pretty contentious, even in the IT world.  But is taking such a strong stance really necessary?  Shouldn’t it all be about value, cost, and …

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Categories: Expert Views, File & Networking Services, General, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

It’s Time to Lay the Groundwork for a Digital Workspace

Gil Cattelain

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February 9, 2017 3:50 pm

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A new generation of employees are entering the workforce, and they are bringing with them a very different set of habits and beliefs. One of the biggest differences is the non-negotiable expectation that they can get their work done at any time and from any location, using the devices, connectivity, applications and collaborative tools of …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

Help Drive the Direction of our Community Update Project



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January 27, 2017 9:43 am

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Help us improve our community and enter to win a $500 Amazon gift card.  Read on….. Micro Focus is working on plans to consolidate and update our community properties and we want our efforts to be customer driven so we’re asking you for input:  SURVEY THANK YOU for taking a couple of minutes for this. …

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Categories: Announcements, Applications, Cloud Computing, Collaboration, Customer Care, Endpoint Management, File & Networking Services, General, ZENworks

ZENworks Configuration Management 2017: Your Ticket to Unified Endpoint Management

Gil Cattelain

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January 26, 2017 9:56 am

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Imagine trying to drive a car without a dashboard. You would have to manually check under the hood for fluids, and guess about critical metrics like your speed, mileage and engine temperature. Driving, in other words, would be immensely difficult — just like trying to manually oversee an enterprise IT environment without a centralized management …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

What’s in Micro Focus maintenance?



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January 13, 2017 11:27 am

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Often, I’m asked why companies should continue to pay maintenance on their Micro Focus software licenses.  Most licenses nowadays are perpetual.  In other words—you bought the right to use the version of the product you’re on.  So what’s the value of maintenance after that?  Many times, IT professionals don’t really know what they are getting …

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Categories: Collaboration, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, Filr, General, GroupWise, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

Using Public Cloud File Sharing and Storage? This Will Make You Reconsider

Gil Cattelain

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January 12, 2017 2:59 pm

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Think about all of the private files that your company stores inside online cloud repositories. There are documents containing trade secrets. Outlines for new products. Executive memos meant for select eyes only. Items, in other words, that would create significant problems if they were made publicly available. Unfortunately, this very problem happened to some Box.com …

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Want A Better MDM Solution? We Have You Covered with ZENworks 2017

Gil Cattelain

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January 3, 2017 10:17 am

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With the New Year starting, now is a good time to think about some IT-related processes that you want to improve in 2017.  Here’s one to add to your list of resolutions: Make it a point to optimize your business’s mobile device management (MDM) strategy, to improve security and make life easier in your organization. …

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Windows 10 Migration Can Be a Dream

Gil Cattelain

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January 3, 2017 10:01 am

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At this point, Windows 10 — released in 2015 — is well beyond its nascent stage. In fact, Microsoft is already planning on ending support for its debut version, 1507, within the next 18 months. Many businesses, though, still haven’t migrated to Windows 10. In a recent survey, 41 percent of companies claimed they have …

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Better Printing, Happier Customers: iPrint with Open Enterprise Server



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December 6, 2016 10:52 am

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I’m always amazed when I hear an Open Enterprise Server customer hasn’t deployed iPrint in their enterprise.  First of all, it’s a free entitlement for being current with your Open Enterprise Server maintenance.  What’s not to like about free?  And more importantly, it’s incredibly easy to use and saves lots of time for both end-users …

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Categories: Expert Views, File & Networking Services, General, iPrint, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

Beta Invitation – Domain Services for Windows

Madhan

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November 23, 2016 8:58 am

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As we had been communicating over the various forums in the last couple of months, we are getting ready to release a Domain Services for Windows update that updates the schema level to Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012. This will not just include the schema updates, but also add support for AES …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, General, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Patch Notifications, Technical

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