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What’s New with Novell Service Desk 7.1

Adharsh Praveen R

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April 29, 2015 11:55 am

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I am pleased to announce Novell Service Desk 7.1 is now available for download. The focus of this release is to improve the customer experience by simplifying the Customer & User portals; providing new user interface to import assets from ZENworks and performance improvements .   Customer Self Service Portal: A new option to create …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Novell Service Desk, Novell Service Desk, Service Desk, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Open Enterprise Server 2015 – Public Beta Available Now!

Nick Scholz

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April 28, 2015 3:46 pm

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The next version of Open Enterprise Server has now entered Public Beta, and WE WANT YOU TO PARTICIPATE! Participating in the Open Enterprise Server 2015 public beta is a win-win — By downloading the Public Beta build of OES 2015 and using it in a controlled (i.e. non-production) environment, you get the advantage of seeing firsthand what …

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Categories: Announcements, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, iPrint, Novell Client, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

New File Reporter Collaborative Community Portal Launched

buckgashler

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April 27, 2015 7:17 pm

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A new collaborative community portal has been launched for accessing and sharing Custom Query reports. Entitled “File Query Cookbook,” the new site lets Novell File Reporter users view and even copy the SQL commands needed to create specific Custom Query reports.

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Categories: File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Technical

GroupWise Resource Archive – April 2015

Advansys

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April 24, 2015 4:53 pm

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The Open Horizons EMEA Summit 2015 in Budapest was a great event, with people attending from a wide variety of countries, and surprisingly, four from Australia!  We had the opportunity to learn about the GroupWise road map from Mike Bills and other key Micro Focus/Novell technologies. We are pleased to make available the latest edition of the free GroupWise Resource …

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Three Warning Signs Your IT Help Desk Could Be Outsourced

Gil Cattelain

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April 24, 2015 10:50 am

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As an IT manager, you know that your company’s help desk is an integral part of your organization that should not be outsourced to a managed services provider. Unfortunately, upper management does not share the same perspective. While you see a service that needs to stay in-house so that you can maintain control over your …

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Categories: Expert Views, PR Blog, ZENworks

Filr 1.2 is here!

jblackett

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April 23, 2015 11:18 am

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Filr 1.2 was released yesterday so I thought I’d take a quick minute and give a shout out to the engineering and test teams, beta customers and technical previewers to say thanks for all you do. I also want to take a minute and share a few highlights of the release. Some of the key …

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Study Shows Mobile App Usage On The Rise Among Enterprises

Gil Cattelain

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April 22, 2015 3:17 pm

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Right now just about everyone wants to know what’s coming down the pike in the enterprise mobility industry. The answer, as evidenced in a recent report from CDW, is that there is a tidal wave of custom-built mobile applications currently in the planning or development process. As the study shows, 72 percent of businesses plan …

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Distributing Novell Filr for Windows with ZENworks Configuration Management

jblackett

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April 21, 2015 11:51 am

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This solution provides instructions for distributing Novell Filr with ZENworks Configuration Management on Windows devices. As with other solutions powered by the ZENworks bundle management capabilities, the bundles created as part of this solution are also available to you by subscribing to the ZENguru zone. For more information about subscribing to the ZENworks zone please …

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Categories: Filr, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

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

jblackett

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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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