7 Questions from Softchoice: Symantec Client Management Suite


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Is your team spending more time than they should managing endpoints? There's an easy solution called Symantec Client Management Suite that can save your organization tons of time on mindless management work. Find out if this solution right for you by asking yourself these 7 questions that could change how your Desktop Administrators (or you) spend your time.

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7 Questions from Softchoice: Symantec Client Management Suite

  1. 1. Symantec Client Management Suite: is it right for your organization?<br />
  2. 2. Do you know how many desktops, servers, notebooks, mobile devices and software licenses your organization owns?<br />If not, Client Management Suite may be right for you. It can help reduce support costs, protect your network and improve the success of software deployments. You can use inventory data generated by Symantec Client Management Suite to quickly assess security vulnerabilities, prepare for software audits, and accurately determine hardware needs and availability.<br />1<br />
  3. 3. Is your organization spending money for licenses that aren’t being used?<br />Client Management Suite allows you to correlate application installation, usage and contract data to provide complete software license management. And by optimizing the license environment, your organization can harvest unused licenses - thereby reducing contract renewal costs and plan more accurately for future software needs.<br />2<br />
  4. 4. Are you spending too much time delivering software, operating systems and updates to your endpoints? <br />Symantec Client Management Suite automates the process for supporting connected and remote users, reducing costs by as much as 86 percent over manual efforts. With its powerful policies, IT can deliver, manage and update software and patches. You can deploy and migrate operating systems, and provide self-help portals to deliver software to anyone in the organization - at any time. <br />3<br />
  5. 5. Are you using multiple tools to manage your endpoints?<br />Client Management Suite is based on a central database and console, providing greater visibility and better control of your IT assets. Its integrated solutions allow you to manage endpoints more effectively than you could with a collection of disparate tools.<br />4<br />
  6. 6. How are you packaging applications for deployment? Are they installed in a standardized way? <br />Symantec Client Management Suite includes Wise tools and Wise Package Studio Professional Edition, which prepares applications for deployment. It migrates applications to the Windows Installer standard and lets you customize application setups, test for and resolve conflicts. It makes for more reliable and predictable standardized application rollouts.<br />5<br />
  7. 7. Are you considering a hardware or an operating system migration project such as Windows 7?<br />Symantec Client Management Suite simplifies operating system upgrades by guiding you through the process of capturing desktop, network, and application settings along with user data. Once captured, “personality” data is easily transferred to target computers. The right applications and software are installed during migrations and deployment costs will be reduced. <br />6<br />
  8. 8. How much does it cost your help desk (in terms of time spent, travel, and decreased productivity) to fulfill requests? <br />With Symantec Client Management Suite’s central Web console and configuration management database, you can reduce IT costs and help desk response times by automating and streamlining repeatable IT management tasks. And by eliminating highly repetitive and manual tasks, you can focus on more important strategic initiatives.<br />7<br />
  9. 9. Is Symantec Client Management Suiteright for your business?Contact Softchoice’sTom Vincent to find out.<br />1-888-588-9000 x2386<br />