An upgrade to Dell's systems management appliance delivers improved visibility of and control over networked PCs, servers and other devices.
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AirWatch plans to leverage VMware's Horizon 6 platform to help enterprises extend their mobile device management to include laptops and PCs.
The survey of more than 200 IT decision makers also found that 95 percent of the businesses that don’t currently provide Macs would be more likely to offer employees Macs if they had a single central management system for both Windows PCs and Macs.
Citrix just updated XenClient to release 5 and enhanced its already comprehensive workload delivery solution by adding unified profile management, integration with a personal virtual disk, and adding a synchronizer for corporate PCs and BYO Macs.
Will the next version of Intune, Microsoft's cloud management tool for PCs and now smartphones and tablets, help you manage Windows RT devices? Probably.
If you don't work with PCs for a living, it's easy to puzzle over file management tools and mock the people who use them. But an obscure and useful command in Windows Explorer illustrates the incredible disconnect between Silicon Valley bloggers and people who work for a living.
Platform Computing has made its supercomputing software products GPU-aware, allowing workloads to be run and analysed on both CPU and GPU hardware
The latest version of NightWatchman, from software developer 1E, gets even more granular about power management by reporting energy consumption not only specific to certain hardware configurations but also according to your geographic location. The company is hoping to build on predictions from market research firm Gartner that suggests by 2012, more than half of all enterprise PCs at midsize and large businesses will be managed for power consumption.
I'm actually surprised that more Microsoft-focused IT services firms haven't jumped on the power management platform. But one reason is probably that many of their customers tend to be on the smaller side.
The service works to mitigate the risks of the mobile, Internet-connected workforce by streamlining management and deployment of security patches to PCs, laptops, and mobile devices that connect to external wireless networks.
Power management software developer Verdiem says its Surveyor software is now being used to control electricity consumption on more than 70,000 PCs within California state agencies. The state is operating under a mandate to cut power usage associated with IT operations by up to 30 percent before 2012.
You could sort of see this one coming. Verdiem, which develops energy management software for PCs and various pieces of the network has been tapped by Cisco as an OEM.
Shocking: A recent survey of enterprise IT managers that administer both PCs and Macs finds that Macs have a better TOC (total cost of ownership) than Windows boxes, and require less user training and help.
Will the GPU ever become the metric that we use to measure PCs with, replacing the GHz-centric and core-centric CPU?
HP's new small-business desktop PCs will come with Huddle's cloud-based collaboration, project management and document-sharing tools
1E, the self-proclaimed market-share leader in power management software for client PCs with 4 million licenses deployed, is now targeting servers.1E CEO Sumir Karayi figures, based on another independent study, that approximately 4.
Software developer Verdiem, which has close alliances with both Hewlett-Packard and Cisco Systems, has extended its Surveyor power management software package with a new Sustainability Dashboard.Brett Goodwin, vice president of marketing for Verdiem, claims that Surveyor can help reduce the energy used by an organization's PCs by up to 60 percent without messing with users' ability to use the network when they need it.
A group of tech heavyweights has agreed to use three cryptographic standards for storage hardware in PCs and datacentres, with the promise of making management easier
Most of the power management utilities that have cropped up to manage fleets of corporate PCs understandably are focused on the Windows platform, given its massive installed base. But BigFix has now added Mac OS X support to its BigFix Power Management software, which provides a way for organizations to manage power management profiles centrally.
Remotely powering down XP PCs using a desktop-management package means less wasted energy, the bank claims.
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