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Hospital calls for software health-check

Concerns regarding the management of software licences has led King’s College Hospital NHS Trust to implement Certero’s AssetStudio, in a move to identify shortfalls and possible misuse of IT applications. AssetStudio was chosen to identify overspends on unnecessary licences and protect against fines from vendors for unauthorised use, especially important as the hospital’s IT infrastructure is […]

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Start-ups offered free social IT support platform

IT SmartDesk has announced that its social support platform is now available for free to new-start companies, in a move designed to support small enterprises that cannot justify the expense of a dedicated IT specialist. The platform aims to bring social and community IT support, usually only found within much larger organisations, to new businesses, with […]

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Kaseya attempts to streamline software deployment

Kaseya claims its imaging and deployment module will allow major application and OS upgrades to take place remotely without overloading network bandwidth. Kaseya says the module, available as part of its ITSM suite, will be especially useful for managing computers in shared environments, such as banks, universities, and hospitals, by using sending a ‘known state’ […]

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Flash in the pan?

Adobe has released a developer preview of its web animation tool, Edge, in a move which could eventually see the software company phasing out its maligned Flash player. Using the HTML5 web standard, Adobe Edge is designed to deliver the same animation and video capabilities as Flash, but without the legacy of Flash code which […]

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ServiceNow update addresses social media

ITSM provider ServiceNow has announced an update for its service management platform designed to enhance the social network interface so it acts like Facebook. The update extends the ServiceNow Live interface, allowing the formation of groups, followers and tagging, creation of a knowledge base that evolves with users and providing a source of data for […]

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Biomni Front Office 7 takes off

The latest version of Biomni’s Front Office suite, with an enhanced user interface, improved administration functions and the ability to route requests across multiple channels, is launching on June 27. As covered previously by SD360, Biomni is making available a free version of its Front Office Essentials package that covers service portfolio and service catalogue […]

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Kaseya addresses network management and policy

Software provider Kaseya has launched two products designed to improve the viewing and management of networks. Kaseya Directory Services allows the automation of the syncing process with Microsoft Active Directory, and enables administrators to designate specific rights and access options to users and machines, along with password and account management functions. The second product is […]

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