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We’re Looking for Input on the Future of Our “Community” Site



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August 25, 2016 9:21 am

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With the merger of Novell, NetIQ, and SUSE with Attachmate…… then the merger of The Attachmate Group with Micro Focus…….  Then the Micro Focus acquisition of Serena, well…… we currently have a quite a disjointed customer community running on multiple platforms and it’s quite a mess. When I talk “community”, it’s the places where you can …

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Categories: Announcements, Applications, Cloud Computing, Cluster Services, Collaboration, Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, General, GroupWise, iFolder, iPrint, Messenger, Micro Focus Application Virtualization, Mobility, NetWare, Novell, Novell Client, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Remote Manager, Service Desk, Storage Manager, 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 Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

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 & Networking Services, File Reporter, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager, Technical

You’re Having Problems with a Micro Focus Product? Oh No!



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May 10, 2016 2:10 pm

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When you are having problems with one or more of our products, you come to our site for one thing:  help resolving your problem and getting your systems purring contently ASAP.   It’s up to us to provide you with all the tools you need to do that and to make them easy to find and access Folks in need …

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Categories: Applications, Cloud Computing, Cluster Services, Collaboration, Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, General, GroupWise, iFolder, iPrint, Messenger, Mobility, NetWare, Novell Client, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Service Desk, Storage Manager, Technical, Vibe, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Mobile Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Micro Focus Products and the Emergence of the File Analysis Market Segment

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May 4, 2016 8:44 am

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In 2014, the Gartner research firm identified and introduced the world to a new market segment they termed, “File Analysis”. By examining their thousands of customers, Gartner discovered that a sizeable amount of them were negatively affected by the exploding growth of their network-stored data. Their findings showed that continuing to add more storage capacity …

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Categories: Expert Views, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager

First Look at What’s Coming in Next Version of Storage Manager for Active Directory

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April 14, 2016 8:30 am

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This week I had the opportunity to sit down with the lead engineer for Storage Manager and get an early look at some of the impressive work that’s being done to the upcoming release of the Active Directory version of Storage Manager. I managed to get a few screen shots that I wanted to share. …

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Have Your Company’s Files Gone Rogue?

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April 7, 2016 2:53 pm

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Your company keeps a tight watch on all its physical assets, from employee laptops and desktops to company vehicles to tools and equipment. Your company’s digital assets—the sensitive documents that contain private and valuable information—however, do not receive the same oversight. Where these files are stored (on your servers, company-owned physical devices or in the …

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Categories: Expert Views, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, General, PR Blog, Storage Manager, Technical

Changes to the Novell, NetIQ, MicroFocus, Borland Forums



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March 4, 2016 12:52 pm

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Have you noticed some changes to the Novell forums at http://forums.novell.com over the past couple of months?   We’re undergoing a process/effort to consolidate forums for all Micro Focus portfolio products into a single site. Unless you’ve been living under a rock and are deaf AND blind, chances are you’ve noticed that Micro Focus is …

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Categories: Announcements, Applications, Cloud Computing, Cluster Services, Collaboration, Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, General, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog, iFolder, iPrint, Messenger, Mobility, NetWare, Novell, Novell Client, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Service Desk, Storage Manager, 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 Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Simplifying Your Migration to OES 2015 through File Reporter and Storage Manager

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December 1, 2015 1:33 pm

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The recent release of OES 2015 is a big leap forward in terms of both capabilities and reliability. With the expanded storage capacity for network volumes, NSS file system access from Microsoft Active Directory, iPrint enhancements, and an extensive range of performance improvements, upgrading to OES 2015 should be a the objective of every customer …

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Categories: File Reporter, NetWare, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager, Technical

Best Practices for Preparing Your Network for Filr, Using File Reporter and Storage Manager

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October 6, 2015 1:33 pm

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A few months after the initial release of Filr, I wrote an article on how file management products such as File Reporter and Storage Manager could simplify the deployment of Filr by utilizing product features to not only help you learn which files make sense to make available for remote file sharing and access, but …

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Categories: File Reporter, Filr, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager, Technical

New Updates to File Reporter and Storage Manager

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September 11, 2015 11:37 am

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In the last 30 days, we’ve released updated versions of File Reporter and Storage Manager. Even though these are just maintenance releases, both updates provide some feature updates and bug fixes that you’ll want to leverage right away. File Reporter 2.6.1 Support for Clustered EMC Isilon Devices using SmartConnect Mode Support for EMC Isilon NAS …

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