Absolute Software Unveils New Cross-Platform IT Asset Management Solution
Absolute Manage enables organizations to easily manage PC, Mac and iPhone devices from a single interface
Absolute Manage, formerly LANrev, provides organizations with an easy and automated way to manage PC and Mac(R) computers, as well as iPhone(R) devices, from a single interface. IT administrators using Absolute Manage can efficiently manage all their assets by automating time-consuming IT processes such as software distribution, patch management, asset inventory and imaging. Additionally, it helps organizations save money by allowing them to track installed applications and licenses, redeploy under-used licenses and hardware to maximize inventory, and avoid non-compliance fines.
Some of the capabilities of Absolute Manage include the following:
- Application & License Management - Deploy software and manage licenses across the network. - Security, Change & Configuration Management - Remotely monitor and adjust configurations, and execute files. - Automated Patch Management - Centrally manage and install patches, and report on patch status for all managed systems. - Computer Imaging - Install a complete OS plus all standard applications onto Mac computers while in use or just out of the box. - Power Management - Comply with green initiatives and lower total cost of ownership by remotely enforcing power saving policy profiles. - Asset Inventory - Collect hardware and software data points from devices over the network and analyze the information for timely and fact-based asset management decisions.
According to a survey conducted by the Enterprise Desktop Alliance, 91% of the IT administrators surveyed indicated that integration and management parity between Macs and PCs were issues of major importance to their organization.* “IT administrators shouldn’t have to juggle multiple tools that work on one platform but not the other,” said
A recent study by Info-Tech Research Group, sponsored by Absolute, found that 74% of IT asset managers said inventory data split across different IT management systems limited auditing accuracy.** “For organizations that rely on separate ITAM solutions for their Mac and PC populations, they are not getting a true picture of the state of their inventory,” said
“The time it takes for an IT administrator to physically perform maintenance on a device represents resources that could be used elsewhere,” added
Recently, the central IT department for the
For more information about Absolute Manage, visit www.absolute.com/AbsoluteManage.
To download the findings of the Info-Tech Research Group survey, visit www.absolute.com/infotech.
* "Administrators Speak Out About Managing the Mac in a Windows Infrastructure," Enterprise Desktop Alliance, 2009 **"Where's Your Laptop? Incorporating Laptops into IT Asset Management Practices," Info-Tech Research Group, 2010
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About Absolute Software
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the leader in tracking, managing and protecting computers and mobile devices. The Company’s Computrace, Absolute Manage and LoJack(R) for Laptops solutions provide theft recovery, data protection and IT asset management capabilities to organizations and consumers. The Company’s software agent is embedded in the firmware of computers by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, General Dynamics Itronix, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute Software, visit www.absolute.com and http://blog.absolute.com.
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