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GroupWise Advisor Summit September 9, 2007

Posted by tforgetta in Certification, GroupWise, Training.
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Spend some time with the GW gurus at the Doral Resort and Spa in Miami, Florida.

On September 30 through October 4, 2007 the GroupWise Advisor Summit will be held.

GroupWise Advisor Summit is a live version of GroupWise Advisor Magazine, the independent guide to Novell GroupWise. No other technical education option gives you the opportunity for as much one-on-one interaction with as many Novell GroupWise gurus.

more info here.

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Messaging Architect’s GWMyPod May 7, 2007

Posted by tforgetta in General, GroupWise, Handheld, Novell Open Workgroup Suite.
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Check out this cool tool from Messaging Architects. Neat way to use my iPod to GWMyPod.
Comments please, interested to see if anyone has found this useful.

more info here.

GroupWise 7 SP2 Released April 19, 2007

Posted by tforgetta in GroupWise, Support.
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SP2 was released late on April 16th and is available for public download.
SP2 consists of many bug fixes, including issues seen with the Home views and new InstallShield tools to address MSI issues.
SP2 also provides GW support for Vista for the Windows client.

-tony.

Novell Cleans Up Mail Message, Stakes Collaboration Claim April 10, 2007

Posted by tforgetta in Articles, GroupWise.
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Recent article in CRN discussioning GroupWise and its market position.

more info here.

BrainShare: NOWS, you just don’t know the Value March 21, 2007

Posted by tforgetta in Competition, GroupWise, NetWare, Novell Open Workgroup Suite, OES Linux, OES NetWare, Press.
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You may ask yourself, how could Novell possibly squeeze more value into the Open Workgroup Suite?
ANNOUNCING THE NOVELL OPEN WORKGROUP SUITE VALUE PACK PROGRAM.

The new Novell Open Workgroup Suite Value Pack program entitles customers who purchase the Novell Open Workgroup Suite or renew their maintenance contracts between March 19 and Aug. 31, 2007, to purchase select third-party products at a discount. These products – which include GWAVA* Retain*, McAfee* LinuxShield*, Omni Technology Solutions’ Linux Desktop Multiplier for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, and Syncsort* Backup Express – add value to one or more components of the Novell Open Workgroup Suite.

more info here

Microsoft customers melting down over Daylight Saving patches March 8, 2007

Posted by tforgetta in Articles, Competition, GroupWise, Support.
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Ouch!

A number of users in the DST chat room are reporting problems getting their Blackberry servers and devices to sync up with their DST-patched Exchange servers. Others, in spite of Microsoft warnings to apply DST patches in a specific order, are running into problems because they are attempting to patch Exchange before Windows.

more info here.

DST Tool Released March 2, 2007

Posted by tforgetta in GroupWise, Support.
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The GroupWise DST Adjuster 2007 is now released and available for download here.

http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=e8uJ-mD9OSQ~

DST Tool March 1, 2007

Posted by tforgetta in GroupWise, Security, Support.
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Here we are on March 1, 2007. Our GroupWise development team has completed work on the DST GWCheck tool. This Daylight Savings Time option in GWCheck is much anticipated.

The download is not yet ready. I am told late tomorrow or sometime during the weekend for the release (Monday on the outside) as we work to complete testing. We have identified 17,000 cases that need to tested prior to release. The team has been working around the clock on this task. Please stay tuned.

-tony.

GroupWise DST Tool Fixes Appointments Already Made February 23, 2007

Posted by tforgetta in Articles, GroupWise, Security, Support.
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GroupWise Development team has found a way to fix all those pesky appointments during the time in question…depending on what client you used to create the appointment.

We are targeting releasing a tool on March 1st that will resolve this issue for the majority of appointments. Here is a list of what the tool is, and is NOT:

more info here.

Novell OES Training and Support Promo Extended through June 30, 2007 February 22, 2007

Posted by tforgetta in Articles, Clustering, GroupWise, NetWare, Novell Open Workgroup Suite, OES Linux, OES NetWare, Support, Training, Virtualization.
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To help our customers and partners deploy Novell Open Enterprise Server on Linux with confidence, Novell recently launched a training and support services promotion. The response to this promotion has been extremely positive, and many organizations have taken advantage of the free training and support it offers. To increase its benefit, we are pleased to announce that the promotion is being extended through June 30, 2007.

This extension will help your customers and partners make the most of the significant opportunity to migrate workgroup services to Linux. By taking advantage of the free training, and then leveraging the extended window of free support, they will be well on the road to success. For more information, customers can visit www.novell.com/oespromo. Partners can get all the details at www.novell.com/partners.

Finally, we’d like to make you aware of a new web page that has been created to help customers and partners leverage the power of the Novell Open Workgroup Suite and migrate its component products to Linux. This page contains tried and true migration resources, as well as information on customers who have successfully migrated their workgroup services to Linux. For more information, please visit www.novell.com/migrate.