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Sean Yarger | 08 Jun 2011 | 0 comments

 

Let’s pretend for a moment that you’re on a business trip. You hear the boarding call for your flight and reach down to grab you laptop – only your laptop isn’t there. Whether it was left at security or snagged by another traveler in the terminal, your laptop is gone and your company data is at risk.

 

So what do you do? Typically you’ll need to make a call to the office, notifying your IT department of the incident. This call will initiate a chain reaction of events set into place to ensure measures are taken to secure the files and equip you with a new device to keep business running as usual. This process typically involves a series of forms, approvals, signatures, etc.

 

While it may sound simple, enforcing processes with effectiveness is one of hardest things for companies to do. With multiple people involved and steps required, any number of things can go wrong, slowing down the process –...

ohzone - CherylPeterson | 02 Jun 2011 | 0 comments

On June 9th (11am – 8pm) Symantec is hosting a Career Fair at our Springfield Oregon location, please join us for an opportunity to meet our Enterprise Support Services, Inside Sales and Finance/Business Operations teams. Walk-ins are welcome (resumes required).  More information can be found here: http://bit.ly/SymantecCareerFair

Triinu Gross | 01 Jun 2011 | 0 comments

At the following URL you can find a reference table to the IT Management Suite 7.1 SP1 documentation:

IT Management Suite 7.1 SP1 documentation

Triinu Gross | 30 May 2011 | 0 comments

Barcode Solution lets you speed up asset data entry, reduce errors, track and audit assets, and manage your inventory. Barcode Solution is part of the following suites:

  • Altiris™ Asset Management Suite from Symantec™
  • Altiris™ IT Management Suite from Symantec™

Before you can use the features of Barcode Solution, you must set up your environment.

The article at the following link explains how to do that: Setting up Barcode Solution

ohzone - CherylPeterson | 27 May 2011 | 0 comments

Symantec is hiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer, Endpoint Management & Mobility, for the office in Lindon, UT

Please read the attached document for qualifications and how to apply.

Triinu Gross | 10 May 2011 | 0 comments

In the table below are the references to the release notes of the IT Management Suite 7.0 MR releases:

Ludovic Ferre | 30 Apr 2011 | 2 comments

The "Symantec Management Platform MR4" was release to SolutionSam yesterday via an update of the Symantec.pl.xml files [1].

This SMP MR4 comes on top of the current SMP SP5 release and includes numerous fixes provided in HOWTO36013 (the SP5 pointfix rollup).

Here are some important information's on the file itself:

  • MD5 hash: 5672d657e841f474eb54dc6edbf4f606
  • Modified Date: 2011-04-29 12:32
  • File size: 36,980,345 (36MiB)
  • Version: 7.1.10

Using CreateSolnSamMirror [2] we can see the changes in the package repository with a new addition of 7 directories and 75 files.

Note that the extracts below are extracted from the pl.xml file itself, and that the package files extensions are appended the "_info" to avoid any confusion with the real files (the _info files actually contain the file name, file hash (SHA256 used in SIM) the file size and full url).

The SolutionSam tree now contains...

Spencer Parkinson | 19 Apr 2011 | 0 comments

More than ever before, smartphones are keeping us connected both personally and professionally. Because most of us have a preference as to the ideal smartphone, IT departments are increasingly being tasked with managing a mix of business-liable and employee-liable devices. This trend has become known as the consumerization of IT.

Symantec has developed a short survey to get smartphone end users’ perspectives on this trend. We’d also like to learn more about how your employer is managing the growing use of smartphones, especially those being purchased and brought into the organization by employees. The quick five minute survey can be found here: http://bit.ly/gsdgmX.

Once you’ve taken the survey, please stay tuned to this blog as we’ll be sharing the results once the survey is complete.

ohzone - CherylPeterson | 01 Apr 2011 | 0 comments

So, you're all registered for Vision and you're wondering who else from Connect will be there.

We're gonna make it easy on you! Add your name to the comments section in this blog posted in the Vision Community, and Leslie will print you out a nifty sticker with your username and avatar. Then, stop by the Internet Lounge at Vision and pick your sticker up. :)  That way, one of us from Connect will have the opportunity to meet you. And soon, all your fellow Connect users will realize that YOU are the one with all those fabulous comments.

 

DEADLINE: You have to add your name by April 25 to this thread. That way I'll have time to create the stickers and print them in time for the event.

Remember, comment on the blog post in the Vision...

Mjahtetn | 30 Mar 2011 | 0 comments

Customers are encouraged to contact their Symantec Sales Representative in order to purchase crossgrade licenses to the suite.

Symantec Corporation will be discontinuing the availability of CMDB Solution 7.0. This solution will be consolidated into the Altiris Asset Management Suite 7.0. The functionality of this standalone solution will continue to exist in the Altiris Asset Management Suite 7.0. In order to continue to receive upgrades and extend the value of your investment, it is recommended that you contact your Symantec Sales Representative to purchase crossgrade licenses from CMDB Solution 7.0 to Asset Management Suite 7.0

This letter details the key dates that are of importance to you:

End of Life: As of September 7, 2010. Symantec Corporation will begin to End of Life ("EOL") the product(s) identified in this notification, including any Maintenance Packs...