Client Management: Simplifying Life for System Admins

by Code42

Sep 03, 2013

Download Corporate adoption of tablets and smartphones poses new challenges for IT admins in the quest to offer enterprise management capabilities. New machine deployment, software updates, new software distribution and issue resolution all play a part in successful client management.

For Tim Winningham at The Ohio State University, these tasks and more are a walk in the quad. Listen on-demand as he explains how implementing a client management strategy not only overcomes common Apple-ization challenges related to data protection and security, but also provides a downright cheery experience for faculty, staff and students. He also explains how:

• To utilize a framework to enforce software licensing compliance, security standards and energy usage
• To minimize liability via a comprehensive strategy to distribute software, and inventory, patch, provision, update and maintain clients
• Ohio State University streamlined client management with JAMF Software's Casper Suite and vastly improved life for system admins and end users.