Bring Your Own In-Flight Entertainment


One of the earliest in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems was believed to have been inside the airship Hindenburg, which offered passengers a piano, lounge and bar as entertainment. The definition of in-flight entertainment has changed over the decades. From pianos to personal audio players and seat-fitted screens, we’ve come a long way.

The state-of-the-art IFE was on display earlier this year at the Paris Air Show. There, attendees found IFE systems that use iris-tracking technology to pause programs when passengers stop looking at the screen and restart the programs when the passengers’ gaze returns. Other advances at the show enable IFE systems to sync with personal devices to make IFE more us…

Four Things to Consider When Making Your Enterprise Network Mobile Ready

Making enterprise network mobile ready

Making enterprise network mobile ready

Mobile-device adoption for day-to-day business activities has been on the rise thanks to BYOD, smartphone proliferation and high-speed wireless networks. According to ABI Research, the number of active wireless connected devices is expected to grow from 13 billion in 2013 to 40.9 billion in 2020. That’s massive!

Today, users are no longer tied to their desktops or laptops thanks to mobile technology. They can reply to important business emails, access their CRM systems, collaborate with peers and share files—all from the cafeteria to the parking lot. This situation implies that it’s high time for enterprise network admins to recognize that wireless networks are just as important as their wired …

HDI 2015 – ITSM in Fabulous Vegas!



This year’s HDI conference happened in the fabulous Las Vegas between March 24 and 27ManageEngine was the only diamond sponsor of HDI 2015, which was attended by more than 2,400 professionals and 70 ITSM solution providers. The event provided a platform for the ITSM industry to come together, discuss, and share knowledge. The participants got to hear industry experts discuss strategies to achieve service management excellence. The event had training sessions and product exhibits. And needless to say, booth #202 was buzzing with activity, with visitors queuing up to get a peek at ServiceDesk Plus, the flagship product of ManageEngine. They sure kept us on our heels with the

Webinar – The Science Behind Effective Service Catalogues



Join us for the free webinar, The Science Behind Effective Service Catalogues on Thursday, March 19 at 2 PM AEDT (Sydney, Australia time).

James Gander, IT service management and operations consultant, will be our speaker for this webinar.


The date: Thursday, March 19, 2015

The time: 2 PM – 3 PM AEDT (Sydney, Australia time)

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In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • The value of service catalogues to organisations

  • The three different types of service catalogues

  • How to build a service catalogue from the ground up

Click here to view our earlier webinars.

PS: Let your friends know about this webinar as well!

The Present and Future of Mobile Device Management

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Future of MDM 4

When Steve Jobs launched the iPhone in January 2007, it marked the birth of a new era in mobile technologies. The mobile revolution has come a long way since then with enthusiasts now talking about wearables, targeted apps, remote charging, and more. In the next two years, the Internet of Things will make automation a part of daily life.

Businesses are also taking part in the mobile revolution by using mobile technologies to improve employee productivity and customer loyalty. But this adoption of mobile technologies by businesses has not come without challenges. For example, company CIOs are scrambling to put management controls on mobile computing, such as bring your own device (BYOD) policies. IT manage…

Join Us at the ManageEngine UserConf in Dubai!


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Mark your calendar for March 18 and 19, 2015; the ManageEngine UserConf15 is en route to the Middle East, and we can’t wait to meet you all there.

Here’s a snapshot of what you’ll get by attending this user conference.

1. Learn about

  • Managing incidents, service requests, assets, and change and service levels of your IT.
  • Maintaining high uptime of applications and websites.
  • Monitoring networks, servers, and virtual environments.
  • Effective user provisioning and management, exchange server auditing, and real time IT audit and compliance.
  • Neutralizing internal and external threats to IT security.

2. Participate in 1-on-1 discussions with a ManageEngine product expert and check out n…

Webinar – 8 Ways to Align IT to Business



As companies look towards 2015 and beyond, they will need to use technology to achieve  business objectives and win against the competition.

Join us for a free webinar on 8 Ways to Align IT to Business on Thursday, the 29th of January at 2 PM AEDT (Sydney, Australia time) by Claire Brereton, IT governance consultant and director, ITSMF Australia.

Claire has been the CIO of organisations in diverse industry sectors, including healthcare, financial services, and manufacturing. She was also recently honoured with the title FACS (Fellow of the Australian Computer Society) for her contribution to the IT industry.

The date –  January 29, 2015 (Thursday)

The time2:00 PM – 3:00 PM AEDT (Sydney, Austr

ManageEngine UserConf14 Is Here!

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ME User Conf 14 Pitstop blog banner

The ManageEngine UserConf is at our doorstep! And we’ve been waiting for it with bated breath. Fun-filled discussions late at night, mails flying across the globe, fiery brainstorming sessions, impromptu huddles at the face of a hurdle – this is how the past few weeks have been at ManageEngine. The excitement has now reached its zenith. We have less than a month to go, and we can’t wait to meet all of you on November 13 and 14, 2014. This year, we bring you new product updates that will make your IT service management a walk in the park. So, get ready to be bowled over!

Come to UserConf14 and learn how to manage and measure incidents, assets, problems, change, and service levels for your IT. A

10 Key Steps to Align IT with Your Business

Align IT with Your Business

Have you ever felt your car pull to the left or right when you wanted to go straight?  You’d immediately know that the wheels must be realigned. Now, if your business were your car, your IT is undoubtedly the wheels.  So if your business starts to underperform, it may be time to check your IT and business alignment.

Align IT with Your Business

Here are 10 key steps to aligning your IT and business and straightening things out.

  1. Have a dynamic CIO: You need a CIO who collaborates with top executives, analyzes market data and trends, and strategizes for the future. The CIO must invest in the right technologies that will power your company to win in the marketplace. This will help transform the way your company does business.
  2. Re

Join Our SysAdmin Day 2014 Celebrations


Thank You, Sysadmin

Sysadmin Day is coming and ManageEngine is all set to make it special this year! Almost always, we lose track of the relentless effort sysadmins make behind the scenes to ensure that our jobs are easy. We’ve remained oblivious to their hard work and take them for granted. That said, let’s skip to the part where we can do something about it and finally express our appreciation!

At ManageEngine, we’ve made a commitment to thank as many sysadmins as possible every year on this big day. In the last couple of years, we encouraged IT users to thank their sysadmins by nominating them for a contest. And this year, too, we’re asking you to thank your sysadmins by entering a contest.

To join us in than…