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Distributing the .NET Framework 4.5.2 with ZENworks bundles

jblackett

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April 16, 2015 9:50 am

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Many applications require the use of the .NET Framework in order to use them. These include applications such as the latest ZENworks agent, Novell Filr, and many others. This cool solutions looks at how to build a bundle that will install the .NET Framework either standalone or as a dependent application. In order to build …

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Distributing Visual Studio C++ 2010 SP1 Libraries with ZENworks

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April 13, 2015 9:54 am

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Many applications require that the Visual Studio C++ 2010 SP1 libraries or other versions of these libraries be installed prior to installing them. To simplify management of these, I typically create standalone bundles that can be used in a dependency chain as needed. The principles used in this solution can be applied to other versions …

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How Much Are Slow Business Applications Costing Your Enterprise?

Gil Cattelain

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April 9, 2015 1:52 pm

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Your business can only move as fast as its internal applications allow. So, if your core applications, like file sharing services, customer databases and streaming multimedia players are moving at a snail’s pace, the costs will be enormous for your enterprise. What are the biggest costs of slow-moving applications? First, consider employee productivity. Research shows …

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Move Beyond FCR Rates for Your Help Desk

Gil Cattelain

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April 2, 2015 1:22 pm

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Like most organizations, your IT department takes first contact resolution (FCR) seriously. When an employee submits a hardware or software help ticket, an IT agent must solve the problem efficiently so that the end user’s productivity is not impacted. The goal is to avoid escalating the issue to higher-level IT employees, as doing so drives …

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Agile @ Novell

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March 31, 2015 9:55 am

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Agile software development is certainly not a new trend, nor is it a passing fad. If you look at the things happening in the market today you can see many changes that are being driven by this approach to software development. For instance, the way mobile applications are delivered in a very feature focused, iterative …

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Introducing ZENworks Mobile Management 3.1

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March 24, 2015 12:44 pm

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ZENworks Mobile Management 3.1 is expected to be released in the next week, so I thought I’d take a few minutes and introduce you to the new value we are providing in this exciting new release of the product. This includes: Enhanced security via FIPS 140-2 validated crypto modules Easing the provisioning of certificates for …

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Categories: Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Mobile Management

Embrace A 21st Century Workspace In Your Enterprise [Webinar]

Gil Cattelain

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March 23, 2015 4:05 pm

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A powerful shift is taking place throughout the global workforce with regards to where, when and how employees work. After all, employees no longer want to be tethered to their cubicles or offices. Conversely, armed with devices like smartphones, tablets, PCs and desktops, they now expect to be able to access their digital workspaces from …

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Testing ZENworks Mobile Management SAML Functionality with NetIQ Access Manager

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March 23, 2015 3:24 pm

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ZENworks Mobile Management 3.0 introduced support for the SAML protocol as a means to authenticate end users. ZENworks Mobile Management can use SAML for authentication at the following times: Prior to downloading the MDM profile on initial enrollment of iOS devices When performing initial enrollment of the MDM application for Android To grant access to …

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It’s Time for Some Spring IT Cleaning

Gil Cattelain

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March 12, 2015 2:56 pm

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Ah, springtime—the birds are chirping, the snow is (finally) melting, and all around there’s a profound change in the air as we usher in a brand new season. This is the ideal time to take a look around your business and account for all of the hardware assets your company has been stockpiling. Your desktop …

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Push a Certificate Authority Certificate to Firefox with ZENworks

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March 11, 2015 12:58 pm

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The other day on the internal mailing lists one of the technical sales team asked how you could deploy a CA certificate to Firefox using ZENworks. A little quick googling yielded this …

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