Microsoft launches Office Fluent user interface
Microsoft introduced Office Fluent user interface (UI) to drive improved information worker and IT manager productivity. Office menus and toolbars were replaced by the Ribbon feature, which organized commands into a set of tabs and the Microsoft Office Button.
Novell releases ZENworks Configuration Management
Novell announced the availability of Novell ZENworks Configuration Management. This configuration management allows companies to add patch, asset and endpoint security management capabilities.
ZENworks Configuration Management provides the information and tools companies need for regulatory compliance, asset and licence auditing, business continuity and process improvement. With integrated enterprise reporting from BusinessObjects incorporated in ZENworks Configuration Management, IT administrators can turn raw data into actionable reports. The ZENworks Control Center, an integrated console, allows administrators to address configuration, reporting, patch and asset management from a single location.
ZENworks Configuration Management Advanced and Enterprise editions provide endpoint security management technology. These tools protect endpoint devices from malware, data theft and unauthorized wireless access. Additionally, advanced asset and patch management capabilities ensure accurate and secure systems.
The product runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux and Novell Open Enterprise Server for Linux. ZENworks Configuration Management is available in Standard, Advanced and Enterprise editions. The Standard Edition is available for approximately US $99, Advanced Edition for approximately US $162 and the Enterprise Edition for approximately US $320. A limited time promotion offers qualified customers an upgrade to ZENworks Configuration Management Enterprise for approximately US $118.
For more information about Novell ZENworks Configuration Management, visit http://www.novell.com/products/zenworks/configurationmanagement/.