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IT Services for all Users and Devices

Lanline | 03 | 2019 For the end user, PC and mobile devices have been going hand in hand for years. However, IT is often still trying to manage client and mobile device management with individual solutions. UEM (Unified Endpoint Management) applications create IT services – provided that it succeeds in achieving continuous process automation. [...]
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Design your IT infrastructure secure, transparent and compliant with a SAM software

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.

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Five automation levers in IT service

IT is taking on more and more strategic responsibility and as a result, innovation must advance. The necessary freedom can only be obtained by those who automate routines as much as possible. In IT service and software asset management, there are a number of levers: 1. Inventory: Decentralized, Centrally Managed For security and license management [...]
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Transforming Client Management to Unified Endpoint Management

The End of Silo Thinking for an effective client management Both privately and professionally, laptops, tablets and smartphones are an integral part of our everyday lives. Mobile device management and client management has thus become critical for the success of companies. IT that continues to deal with individual solutions has not yet reached its full [...]
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Prevent IT risks with modern Asset Management

With Cloud, hybrid and virtual IT infrastructures, companies gain flexibility and reduce their costs. But with the new techniques the IT risks, and licensing rights violations are also rising. This makes it all the more important that IT has all systems under control and keeps reliable and licensed status up-to-date. This can only be achieved [...]
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Automation ensure security for IT

Patching operating systems and applications as well as software distribution, are now mandatory as part of the daily schedule and of the security for IT. As a result, IT is continuously updating. With an automatic, integrated Software Asset Management (SAM) businesses maintain licence, patch, and software management, allowing them to save time. The requirement for [...]
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Central License Management Meets the Requirements for Capturing the Software License Holdings of all Authorities

A mid-August statement from the German Federal Ministry of the Interior put the spotlight on how federal ministries and subordinate authorities manage their software holdings. Christoph A. Harvey, CEO of the Leipzig-based software manufacturer DeskCenter Solutions AG and an expert in IT asset and license management, sees further need for action here. This is because […]

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Automated Software Asset Management Creates Freedom

IT Innovation Hamster Wheel Dashboard to make it clear A SAM solution like DeskCenter Management Suite not only compares the calculated inventorisation results against a valid software detection list and the asset management database. A dashboard also visualises variances from the authorised software and hardware inventory, patch and release statuses and discontinued versions. If necessary, […]

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IT management for the Internet of Things

Overview of the Internet of Things thanks to device management, software management, license management and inventory IT managers already have had to deal with non-homogeneous system landscapes for a long time – and the Internet of Things exacerbates the situation with a variety of different, internet-enabled devices that enter the company as part of the [...]
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Ensure GDPR data protection with a detailed IT and software asset management

The implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is currently an issue in almost every company. Software Asset Management (SAM) supports companies in meeting the GDPR data protection, earmarking, data minimization and documentation requirements. The legislature granted two years of grace in order to transfer the GDPR data protection requirements into company processes. [...]
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