The future is approaching fast – and it has a name: Unified Endpoint Management (UEM). This isn’t some secret, but simply the logical chain of technological advances impacting our everyday business. Current identifiers, like mobility and agility are gaining in importance and with that the complexities of our IT infrastructures keep growing.
Mobile working has long since become the norm in today’s world of business. Flexibility, greater employee satisfaction and increased efficiency are just some of the benefits of using mobile devices for work. Unfortunately, Germany is somewhat lagging behind its European counterparts in terms of mobile workplaces and working from home.
In many IT departments, the licensing of software and the documentation involved aren’t part of the normal order of business. Indeed, numerous companies fall at the first hurdle of nominating someone to be responsible for license management. However, a license manager is indispensable if you want to avoid the high costs associated with relicensing or overlicensing as well as the potential legal ramifications. But what exactly are the duties of a license manager and what are the personal qualities that make a great one?
When it comes to IT security, companies think first and foremost of virus scanning and firewalls. These tools already make a significant contribution to safety. However, this is not enough for sustainable prevention. Especially in order to protect against cyberattacks, it is important to know all the devices and applications on the network and to keep all software up-to-date.