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File Dynamics: How Data Breaches, Ransomware, and Compliance Transformed a Network File System Management Product to a Recognized Leader in Data Access Governance

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March 20, 2019 11:37 am

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With the approaching first year anniversary of the introduction of File Dynamics, I thought I would provide some insight on why we took the Storage Manager for Active Directory product, significantly enhanced its capabilities, and gave it a more applicable name. Origins File Dynamics is built from a heritage of technology first introduced in 2003 …

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Categories: Expert Views, File Dynamics, File Services and Management, Information Management & Governance, Information Management & Governance Blog, Storage Manager

File Dynamics 6.1 Introduces Security Notify Policies

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October 25, 2018 1:31 pm

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This month we released File Dynamics 6.1 – a product and version number that might need a little bit of explanation. As I mentioned in a previous article, File Dynamics is a new data governance product built from the Identity-Driven policy management technology of Micro Focus Storage Manager for Active Directory, but greatly enhanced to …

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Categories: Announcements, File Dynamics, File Dynamics TKB, File Management Suite, File Services and Management, Information Management & Governance, Storage Manager, Technical

Spring Cleaning your IT World (Part 1)



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April 18, 2018 11:32 am

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While it may not quite feel like it in your area, this time of year is typically when people start to think about spring cleaning.  While this activity, and having a clean environment is supposed to be therapeutic, many people don’t think about cleaning the things they can’t see – their digital life.  Micro Focus …

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Categories: File Analysis & Management, File Management Suite, File Reporter, File Services and Management, Filr, General, Information Archiving, Information Management & Governance, iPrint, IT Operations Management, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Security, Storage Manager, Technical

Can Micro Focus Help Fight Ransomware? The Answer Is Yes!

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September 13, 2017 1:43 pm

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Ransomware—a form of malware that encrypts files and user machines for ransom—remains one of the top threats facing businesses today. According to a new report, ransomware has risen by over 250 percent so far in 2017. And the U.S. is directly in the cross hairs as the country that is most affected by it. One …

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Categories: Announcements, Business Continuity, Configuration Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, Endpoint Security, Expert Views, File Analysis & Management, File Management Suite, File Reporter, File Services and Management, Filr, Information Management & Governance, IT Operations Management, Mobile, Security, Security Blog, Storage Manager, ZENworks, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

Essay Contest: Micro Focus @School

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August 21, 2017 1:53 pm

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In many parts of the world, students are heading back to school or university. The last thing on their minds is all the technology that makes a modern education possible. But you know better. If you work in the academic sector, you’ve been hard at work for months getting everything in place so they can …

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Categories: Business Continuity, Client, Cluster Services, Collaboration, Collaboration Blog, Desktop Containers, Endpoint Protection Suite, File Management Suite, File Reporter, File Services and Management, Filr, GroupWise, iFolder, Information Archiving, iPrint, IT Operations Management, Messenger, Mobility, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Retain Unified Archiving, Service Desk, Storage Manager, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, Vibe, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Mobile Management, ZENworks Mobile Workspace, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Essay Contest Winner: Storage Manager Handles All Home Directories for You

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August 17, 2017 9:35 am

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We recently held an essay contest inviting Micro Focus employees and customers to describe why they love using Micro Focus products. Sami Kapanen was selected as the second-place winner in the File and Networking Services solution group. We at HAMK University have used Storage Manager for years. We started using it with our file servers and wanted to keep the same level of easy management when migrating servers…

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Categories: File Analysis & Management, File Services and Management, Information Management & Governance, IT Operations Management, Storage Manager, Storage Manager TKB, Technical

Work Log Reports Highlight Release of Storage Manager 5.2 for Active Directory

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May 16, 2017 9:44 am

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Since its initial release almost 15 years ago, the product today known as Micro Focus Storage Manager has obtained a loyal set of supporting network administrators across multiple industries. That’s because Storage Manager automates network file system tasks that are traditionally done manually, resulting in cost savings and assurance that tasks are being performed properly. …

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Categories: File Services and Management, Information Management & Governance, Storage Manager, Storage Manager TKB, Technical

New Capabilities in Storage Manager 5.1 for Active Directory Add Management Flexibility and Enhance Product Performance

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December 14, 2016 3:09 pm

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The release of Micro Focus Storage Manager 5.1 for Active Directory introduces some impressive new capabilities designed to ease the management of your ever-growing network-stored data. With the ability to now manage data across Active Directory forests, flexibility in how provisioned home folders are named, provisioned group folders owned by multiple groups with access permissions …

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Categories: File Analysis & Management, File Reporter, File Services and Management, Information Management & Governance, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager, Storage Manager TKB, Technical

Get Notified of New Patches for Specific Products



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October 5, 2016 11:14 am

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I’ve had several questions lately about how to get notified of new patches. Fortunately we have several ways for you to find out about when new patches are released. The first is via the Patch Finder. When you first go to the Patch Finder you will see what new patches have been released in the …

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Impressive New Capabilities Introduced in New Storage Manager 5.0 for Active Directory

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August 17, 2016 3:36 pm

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The recent release of Micro Focus Storage Manager 5.0 for Active Directory introduces a complete administrative interface makeover, as well as some impressive new capabilities designed to both ease administration and expand the product’s management role in the network file system. Some of these new features have been driven by customer requests, others by the …

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Categories: File Reporter, File Services and Management, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager, Storage Manager TKB, Technical

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