Do your organization’s site engineers use heterogeneous tools for system troubleshooting, managing assets, and performing routine desktop management tasks? Are your IT admins always running from one desktop or workstation to another, deploying software applications or performing other tasks requested by users?
That’s exactly what the IT team at MIND INfotech, a leading Indian IT company and CMM level 5 organization, was doing until they adopted Desktop Central. Check out the case study that details how Desktop Central simplified the management of diverse array of assets at MIND INfotech.
In a nutshell, monitoring and managing 6500 systems mad…
Mobile devices are an integral part of today’s enterprises. And, Windows phones are gaining traction in many organizations. Therefore, it’s essential to manage them to keep corporate data safe. If IT teams were to manage these devices manually, it would be a cumbersome and time-consuming process. However, teams that adopt Desktop Central can ensure hassle-free device management.
Desktop Central provides the following features that simplify Windows phone management to a great extent:
- Supported OS – Window 8.0 and Windows 8.1
- Profile configuration – Configure policy framework to provide device access
- Asset tracking – Track device details at a granul
Drum roll, please! We’ve been recognized in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant, specifically the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools. Download the report and see for yourself. This recognition is yet another acknowledgment of Desktop Central’s leadership in the desktop and mobile device management solutions space.
Magic Quadrant reports provide in-depth, independent analyses of top client management software solutions. Gartner’s evaluation criteria include completeness of vision and ability to execute. For the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools, Gartner requires products to offer the following functions for Windows PC systems:
- OS deployment
Here’s a case study that talks about how Desktop Central made all the difference to a leading Indian cement company. We’ll discuss in detail how the company improved its desktop management operations and managed a diverse array of devices and simplified the work of the system administrators.
Does your manufacturing organization rely solely on desktop computers to perform everyday tasks, such as preparing documents, creating and storing invoices and transactions, tracking inventory supplies, and more? And, is your IT team small, but responsible for a huge task, such managing the company’s entire desktop performance? Now, that was what the IT team at this cement manufacturing company was doing. …
IT consumerization is all the rage. Growing numbers of tech-savvy employees are bringing their smart gadgets and apps to work, driving trends from BYOD and BYOA to BYOx. While the mobile grass looks greener, we at ManageEngine wanted to better understand our customers’ views on desktop computer usage and their views on mobile device and desktop compatibility.
To that end, we conducted a global survey of IT admins to understand how IT teams are responding to the challenges of managing mobile devices and desktops together. Our survey asked questions about:
- How IT departments are adapting to IT consumerization trends
- What level of awareness the typical IT team has regarding device usage patterns
With the worldwide boom in mobile devices, employees in enterprises of every size are increasingly using mobile device and applications to accomplish their work tasks. These trends are challenging enterprise IT departments to maintain data security while rolling out the latest support and services needed to aid employees with the required technology. So how should enterprises address the upcoming IT consumerization challenges to stay ahead of the mobile device management (MDM) curve?
- Changing consumerization trends
- How IT is addressing the challenges in order to role out more mobile applications
- The future of MDM in addressing application and data m
VMware announced an eye-popping, $1.54 billion acquisition of Airwatch, a mobile device management (MDM) provider. Airwatch, a private company, is believed to have had 2013 revenues in the $85-$100 million range, which puts the deal valuation at a whopping 15x trailing revenues. The lofty valuation by VMware is a bet that Airwatch has a first-class ticket on the fast moving training that is MDM software. So far, the bet looks safe as Airwatch has purportedly been growing at nearly 40 percent quarter over quarter.
VMware’s seemingly aggressive move can be rationalized by considering that MDM encompasses the software tools required by information technology (IT) organizations to manage, secure, …
The rate at which technologies are evolving is so rapid that the current technology is becoming ‘a thing of the past’ within a few months of its introduction in the market. Such a quick trend shift happens a lot, especially in the area of mobile devices. Yet technology advancements continue to drive economic growth in changing the way we work and live. The technological innovations in mobile devices are creating new opportunities for users and challenges for enterprises.
Imagine how when supercomputers were first introduced to perform computational tasks, the machines occupied a vast amount of space. Today, computational power has been transformed into a smart phone that fits in a palm, wh…
This year (2013), at the Windows IT Pro magazine, ManageEngine Desktop Central bagged the silver and bronze medals in the Best Configuration/Deployment and Patch Management Solution categories, respectively.
This is definitely a proud moment for us and we thank everyone who made this possible, especially our supporters who voted for us. Our thanks are due to the Windows IT Pro award community as well.
Speaking about awards, Jason Bovberg, senior editor at Penton, says, “The community both nominates and votes for the best products of the year, ensuring a nice breadth of inclusion in the surveys. Our winners have earned a unique honor to stand out among their peers as winners of our Community Choice Awar…
This year, at the Golden Bridge Awards, ManageEngine customer Matt Rooney won silver for his company, BMI Healthcare, in the Best IT team category. Matt is BMI Healthcare’s IT Desktop Manager and has been a loyal Desktop Central customer. The Golden Bridge Awards program honors and recognizes achievements and great contributions of all major industries in the world. These awards generate global and industry-wide recognition of the achievements that organizations and individuals make across the world. We are happy to congratulate Matt – and his team – for the win.
We’re also honored to have played a role in helping Matt achieve this significant victory for his company. Before Matt found De…