Mobile device management

Matrix42

Matrix42 creates ‘single pane of glass’ for mobile management

Matrix42 says it is significantly closer to its vision of a ‘single pane of glass’ view of workspace management by acquiring mobility management specialist Silverback. With mobile devices and tools becoming so central to the enterprise management market, Matrix42 says that the addition of Silverback’s integrated mobile, physical and virtual management tools will give customers […]

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Integration to improve mobile device management

A new partnership designed to improve the link between IT device management and the service desk is being discussed at #SITS14.   CentraStage has entered an agreement to connect its IT endpoint management technology with cloud-based service desk software from Vivantio. The integration means that users of Vivantio’s VivaDesk gaining “real-time visibility” of all their supported […]

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Free guidance on future IT challenges

Analyst Forrester is running an event in conjunction with Matrix42 focused on the evolution of the IT in the office, with specific emphasis on remote and mobile working. The free event is being held in London on the 19th November, with further details and registration available here, and aims to provide industry professionals with guidance on meeting future […]

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In the future there will be robots?

IT professionals concerned with being replaced by intelligent robots have been told such scenarios will remain ‘futurist fantasy’ for the near future by Gartner, however the analyst is predicting the use of smart machines will increase dramatically over the next 15 years. Smart machines comprise of stand alone devices and software embedded into traditional technology, […]

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Oxford Brookes University minimises IT disruption with cloud deployment

Oxford Brookes University  is deploying workplace management software from Matrix42 as part of an IT infrastructure investment which includes provision for students’ and staff mobile and personal devices. The University required tools which could manage a mixed estate of PCs and Macs while also ensuring software licence and audit compliance, with the cloud deployment chosen to reduce […]

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‘Paper work’ continues to marginalise electronic office

The proliferation of mobile devices is having little affect on the volume of printed documents used in the office, with information professional association AIIM finding that only 24 per cent of organisations have specific policies to eliminate paper from their business. The primary reason for the continued use of hard paper documents revolves around perceived legal […]

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Mobile devices redraw support landscape as PC sales continue to sink

Service desks must quickly get to grips with mobile devices after a study by analyst Gartner showed an 11 per cent decline in desktops sales directly caused by the ceaseless growth and popularity of tablets and smartphones. Gartner says this is the fifth consecutive quarter of falling PC sales, indicating the passing of a trend into […]

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