Desktop management News
July 06, 2017
Ivanti acquires user environment management vendor RES Software for its automation and identity management tech. The deal follows Ivanti's 2016 deal for RES competitor AppSense.
March 07, 2017
Organizations that use Sophos desktop management are intrigued by new EMM features the company continues to add. Some may move their mobile devices to Sophos for a UEM approach.
December 13, 2016
Microsoft's Dec. 2016 Patch Tuesday was a fairly routine monthly entry in a year that ended up setting a new record for most Windows patch bulletins.
September 02, 2016
With its AppSense merger underway, systems management company LANDesk introduced two offerings that feature new integrations; other IT channel news from the week.
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Microsoft Windows Deployment Image Servicing and Management is a tool IT administrators can access through the command line or PowerShell to mount and service a Windows desktop image or hard disk before deploying it to users. Continue Reading
User environment management (UEM) is a technology designed to manage a user's complete desktop experience. Continue Reading
Workspaces promise to make users' lives easier by bringing all of their corporate resources into one place. For IT, new workspace management tools from large vendors aim to ease the administrative burden as well -- allowing management of physical and virtual desktops, mobile devices and even cloud-based resources from one console. The cover story in the inaugural edition of Access magazine explores the hype versus reality around workspace management and delivery.
Also in this issue, expert columnists tackle the changing role of desktop administrators and the future of mobile strategies. The Device Spotlight shines on Samsung and Google's Chromebook Pro, which is a premium laptop, but is it worth the price? Finally, read about how one IT department used desktop virtualization to overcome a challenge with Windows apps and how IT pros define end-user computing.Continue Reading
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Profile and application compatibility issues can turn a Windows 10 migration into a terrible experience for IT. Admins can turn to tools such as Liquidware's to help. Continue Reading
IT admins can use PowerShell cmdlets in addition to other Windows features to simplify administrative tasks, as well as to discover, install and manage software. Continue Reading
VDI monitoring tools help IT oversee virtual desktops. Deployment size, troubleshooting and capacity planning needs determine how critical dedicated VDI management is. Continue Reading
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Even if IT pros turn to a DaaS provider to deliver virtual desktops to users and take some management tasks off their plates, there are still some jobs they have to do. Continue Reading
The free Windows utility DMT helps manage multiple monitors easily and effectively, and lets users decide where and on which screen applications launch. Continue Reading
There are so many devices and operating systems for IT admins to keep track of these days. They need one place to manage it all, and that's where unified endpoint management comes in. Continue Reading
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The Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset, aka DaRT, is an invaluable toolset for admins seeking remedies for Windows 10 boot or startup issues. Continue Reading
One of the most effective ways of securing IoT, says Steve Woo of Rambus, is with a silicon-based hardware root of trust. Continue Reading
When the latest cumulate update KB4032188 causes Win10 confusion, I turn to my bin full of USB flash drives for a solution. Problem solved! Continue Reading