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Are Your IT Assets Spiraling Out of Control?

Gil Cattelain

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July 3, 2014 11:56 am

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You’ve spent the last few years piecing together your network—making for a hodgepodge of assets. Now, you have a mix of hardware and software from a variety of different vendors, and no way of knowing what’s being used, how it’s being used or if it’s being used. And without a comprehensive endpoint management plan, properly …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Expert Views, Novell, PR Blog, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Novell Endpoint Management: Your File Sharing Enforcer

Gil Cattelain

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July 2, 2014 12:54 pm

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By now most of the IT world understands the issues with uncontrolled file sharing, and more than one Novell blog post has discussed those problems. Most organizations would like their employees to avoid using free, unsecure applications such as cloud file sharing. And yet most people are using those apps anyway. According to Net-Security.org, 88 …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, PR Blog, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Suite

ZCM Bundles-Cheat Sheet-Features and Options



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June 30, 2014 3:41 pm

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Here is a cool solution for ZENworks Configuration Management – Bundles cheat sheet contains a list of Bundle features and options that are available for the three OS  platforms (Window, Linux & Mac). I’ve  gathered this information in the last several months (during ZENworks 11 SP3 release time) and populated this sheet after verifying each …

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Want to Give Your IT Department Superpowers? Try Virtualizing Your Apps

jblackett

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June 26, 2014 4:56 pm

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Is your IT department jumping through hoops trying to make sure all of your distributed end users have access to essential applications and services? Your IT team members may be talented, but they’re not superheroes. Packaging, delivering and managing applications in a distributed environment is a difficult process and can eat up valuable time and …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Expert Views, Novell, PR Blog, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management

The IT that Matters to the CEO

Gil Cattelain

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May 27, 2014 5:04 pm

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To keep up in the marketplace today, an organization must do more than rely on the same management, production and distribution methods it has always used. IT is more fundamental than ever to the development of an effective and successful business. According to the IBM Global CEO study, IT was only the sixth most important CEO …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, Novell, PR Blog, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Windows XP Support in ZENworks

jblackett

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March 20, 2014 12:02 pm

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As you might expect we are trying to determine how long we need to support Windows XP in ZENworks. I would like to understand from you when you plan to be completely off of Windows XP.

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Categories: Technical, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

ZENguru Cool Solutions Zone

jblackett

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March 13, 2014 4:59 pm

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Now that ZENworks 11SP3 has been released I’m happy to announce that I’ve setup my own ZENworks zone on the Internet that you can subscribe to and download common Cool Solutions bundles. Initially I expect the content will be pretty sparse, but over time I expect you’ll see lots more. The purpose of this solution is to describe how to setup a subscription to my zone and discuss the currently available bundles.

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Using ZENworks to Remote Control the Current User Session on an OS X 10.7 or later Macintosh with ZENworks



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February 26, 2014 12:12 pm

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The documentation for ZENworks 11sp2 and 11sp3 notes that remote management via VNC is different for machines running OS X 10.7 and later. Specifically, on these later machines VNC will start a new login rather than connecting to the user’s currently logged in session. The ZEN docs suggest using Vine server as a substitute for …

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Deploying ZCM 11.2.4 with VMware View 5.3 with Linked-Clone Image



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December 16, 2013 1:14 pm

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This cool solution will help you to deploy ZENworks Configuration Agent 11 SP2 (11.2.4) with VMware View 5.3 (VDI Solution) with Linked-Clone Image. Novell Domain Services for Windows is used here instead of Active Directory. Environment: Open Enterprise Server 11 SP1 Novell Domain Services for Windows ZENworks Configuration Manager 11.2.4 VMware View 5.3 Windows 7 …

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You asked and we delivered: Novell Service Desk Mobile apps – iOS & Android

Adharsh Praveen R

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December 9, 2013 11:48 am

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We are pleased to announce Novell Service Desk mobile apps for iOS & Android are now available for download.

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Categories: Announcements, Endpoint Management, Expert Views, General, Mobility, Service Desk, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

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