How can enterprises be mobile-first?

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What is mobile-first, and how can enterprises be mobile-first? Enterprises that realize that mobile devices are primary tools for employees to get work done are referred to as mobile-first enterprises. Enterprises are slowly but surely opening up to the idea of their employees using mobile devices for work. A research study by Juniper even suggests that there will be one billion employee-owned devices by 2018. It is imperative that enterprises start preparing their monitoring capabilities to withstand the barrage of mobile devices that will come into their environment over the next few years. While the mobile transition is happening, another transition that enterprises are making is the move to a hybr…

Block unwanted applications in the enterprise

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Block Unwanted Applications in the Enterprise
IT teams often face the challenging task of curbing the use of certain applications. They can encounter numerous incidents where the organization’s sensitive information has the potential to be exploited. Security breaches, which often lead to numerous phishing scams and countless identity theft claims, make the news on a regular basis. Business users today collaborate through email, instant messaging, and peer-to-peer applications. As collaboration increases, so do threats from hackers and malicious code, such as worms and viruses. Due to these harrowing threats, a major concern for IT admins today is to ensure that their machines are safe, and the organization’s confidential data

Desktop Central Adds to its Language Spectrum

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Our integrated desktop and mobile device management software has always supported internationalization. Desktop Central has already extended its experience to non-English users. In response to customer demand, we currently support seven different languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, German, Polish, and Turkish. And now, Desktop Central has added support for Dutch, French, and Italian languages. Because internationalization is a long-term project, we will continue to adapt Desktop Central for other languages. We will continue our commitment to offer a productive and affordable device management suite for businesses across the world.  ​​Desktop Central is trusted by c

Desktop Central Now Automates Linux Management

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Over the past several years, we have seen rapid growth in the usage of Linux computers within enterprises. Programmers all around the world are turning to Linux as an alternative to other operating systems because of its simple installation process and ease of use. Moreover, Linux offers more flexibility and configuration options in comparison to Windows and Mac. And, Linux distributions are often available free of charge. These capabilities and benefits have created a growing need to manage enterprise networks of Linux machines. Technological trends have challenged enterprise IT departments to manage systems with minimal time and effort. This means that system administrato

​Desktop Central Supports Kiosk Mode for Samsung Devices

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​Desktop Central Supports Kiosk Mode for Samsung Devices
Today, we increasingly depend on technology, especially mobile technology, to accomplish even the simplest of tasks. Mobile devices are transforming the way we do business; we use them extensively for financial transactions, health care, and consumer shopping. Understanding this trend, Samsung continues to introduce enterprise-friendly features for its mobile devices, transforming the legacy workplace into a highly sophisticated technological ecosystem. The Kiosk mode is one such feature that is sure to transform the workplace. Advantages of Using Kiosk Mode Traditionally, companies rely on small-form factor PCs to bring the digital touchscreen kiosk experience to life. Wi

Manage Mac ​Configurations ​from Central Location with Desktop Central

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As an IT admin, what makes your work easy? Automating configuration standardization for a network of computers, or performing it manually? What if the computers being referred to are Mac systems? By automating your configuration of computers, you can save the time and effort that you would normally spend configuring them manually. When it comes to standardizing configurations for thousands of Mac systems, the process has to be simple and centralized. The challenge not only lies with the perceived differences in system settings between configurations (which complicates the issue) but also with the software, which must be able to standardize the settings across multiple configurations f

​Desktop Central Supports Samsung KNOX and Makes Enterprise Devices More Secure

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Samsung KNOX empowers enterprises to  build, customize, and remotely manage a Fort Knox that fortifies corporate data with multi-level protection. Now, your corporate data can be just as safe as the US gold reserve. When you install Samsung Knox on your mobile device, you can rest assured that your corporate data is secure. Samsung Knox ensures that only authorized personnel can access the corporate data. It uses three layers of security such as platform, application, and mobile device management. Simply put, Samsung Knox provides a container within which an employee’s corporate data is securely stored, much like the Fort Knox gold reserve. To access one’s personal data, the emp

Desktop Central Voted a “Rising Star” by MobileVillage.com Readers

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What better way for Desktop Central to start the new year than with a 2014 Mobile Star Award? How about starting the year with two Mobile Star Awards?! That’s right, we’re kicking off 2015 with two “Rising Star” awards – one for Mobile Device Management and one for Mobile Asset Management. The honor is amplified by the way the Mobile Star Awards program works: winners are chosen by the mobile-savvy readers of MobileVillage.com rather than a small pool of judges or panelists. As Mobile Star Awards director Gary Thayer says, “[T]he Mobile Star Awards is still the only competition where today’s most exciting new mobile products and companies can compete against established comp

Desktop Central Now Speaks Your Language!

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DC speaks your language
Yes, you read it right. Desktop Central, your integrated desktop and mobile device management software, just got better!  It is now available in Spanish, Turkish, Polish, Japanese, and German. We always understood the prominent role Desktop Central plays in your work; it helps you perform desktop management tasks, such as patch management and software installation, and also mobile device management tasks. And so, we made Desktop Central speak your language! We believe this enhancement will help you accomplish all device management tasks effectively, efficiently, and easily.  To get started, all you need to do is:
  • Download Desktop Central and click Personalize.
  • Click Change the Language Settings

Desktop Central Integrates with Help Desk Software Again

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Seeing the exponential growth of IT demands in the recent past, haven’t you ever wished that your desktop management and help desk solutions were integrated? To do just that, we integrated Desktop Central with the on-premise help desk software, ServiceDesk Plus back in 2010. This time around, we’re extending the synergy by joining hands with its cloud-based model, ServiceDesk Plus On-Demand. Using this new, integrated solution, you can streamline asset management and get instant updates about the changes in your inventory. Because scanning takes place in both scheduled and regular refresh cycles in Desktop Central, the server load is significantly reduced. This distributed asset s