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Local File Storage Is a BAD IDEA for Businesses

Gil Cattelain

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July 6, 2016 9:44 am

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Envision this scenario: One of your employees opens his laptop, only to discover he is locked out. The machine is infected with the malicious form of malware known as ransomware. The situation gets worse. All of his files are stored locally, instead of on your business’s servers. There is no backup, leaving you with a …

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Your Employees Probably Don’t Care About Data Security

Gil Cattelain

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June 27, 2016 2:00 pm

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Imagine that Joe in marketing receives a request from a colleague for a document containing private information. Trying to be helpful, Joe shares the document without asking for the recipient’s credentials. This could lead to a potentially costly data breach—and one that may have significant repercussions for your enterprise. This type of data breach—stemming from …

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Top Five Reasons to Use Filr for Enterprise File Sharing

Gil Cattelain

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June 20, 2016 12:15 pm

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Imagine telling your young children they must stay at home to play, where it’s safe, then leaving them unsupervised for a long period of time. The risks they would face at home—like staircases and sharp objects—could potentially equal the dangers they would face in the neighborhood. A similar case could be made about file sharing …

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Categories: Expert Views, File & Networking Services, General, PR Blog, Technical

ZENworks 2017: One Tool To Rule Them All

Gil Cattelain

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June 13, 2016 1:35 pm

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Right now there is a major transformation happening in the Endpoint Management market as client management services are converging with mobile device management services. Driving this transformation is widespread demand from IT managers to control all endpoints from a single pane of glass. This demand, in fact, has led to the emergence of a new …

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Enter into the web “Wayback Machine”



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June 9, 2016 1:27 pm

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I was on Novell’s Services Operations team in the mid ’90s overseeing our forum transition from CompuServe to the NNTP branch of the Internet.  Our team took care of all the supporting roles in the services organization.   Our manager hired two guys to help get us on this newfangled thing called “The World Wide …

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Influence Product Management

Mike Bills

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June 8, 2016 1:18 pm

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As a Product Manager for Collaboration products at Micro Focus the most important thing that I can do is listen to customers and help to solve problems. I hope that you have noticed that we are listening to customers directly and implementing “Community Driven Requirements” in each release. One of my favorite things to do …

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Categories: Collaboration, General, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog

Are Tight Industry Regulations Preventing Your Organization From Sharing Files?

Gil Cattelain

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June 6, 2016 1:36 pm

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Your business is stuck between a rock and hard place with its file-sharing strategy. On one hand, employees need quick and easy access to documents to stay productive and efficient. Tight industry regulations, however, prevent your employees from using convenient, but insecure, hosted cloud-based storage services like Dropbox and Google. Rest assured, your business is …

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Where Can You Find Novell Products on the New Microfocus.com?

Gil Cattelain

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May 31, 2016 3:33 pm

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Ever since Novell was acquired by Micro Focus, our team has been hard at work marrying the two brands into a single cohesive entity under the Micro Focus name. It’s been a long process, with the most recent milestone being the integration between Novell.com and Microfocus.com. We’re excited to announce that, just recently, we successfully …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog, Open Enterprise Server, PR Blog, Technical, Vibe, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

Will We See You in Berlin for GWAVACon This September?

Gil Cattelain

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May 19, 2016 10:12 am

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Summer may be just getting started, but here at Micro Focus we’re already thinking about GWAVACon, September 13 to 14 in Berlin. A premier two-day IT conference presented by one of our biggest partners, GWAVA, this annual event focuses on providing the latest news in mail server management and enterprise messaging. GWAVACon is an ideal …

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Is Your Enterprise Help Desk Vulnerable?

Gil Cattelain

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May 18, 2016 4:05 pm

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When it comes to enterprise communications, most organizations walk a fine line between efficiency and complete chaos. When the network is functioning as it should, and employees have full access to the services they need, there are relatively few problems. But when things go awry—as they often do—it can lead to major disruptions—meaning frustrated customers …

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