Most organizations today have a wide range of devices accessing their networks: mobile (Android, IOS) traditional (Windows desktops and laptops) and new (projectors, printers, scanners, kiosks and more). And it’s only going to get more complex. A recent survey of 723 IT professionals performed by Dimensional Research and sponsored by Quest found that the vast majority of IT professionals (87 percent) expect to see their endpoint environments expand in the next three years, either in the total number of devices (79 percent), the types of devices (76 percent) or both (68 percent).
To manage and secure those devices, most organizations already use multiple systems management tools. Are you ready to juggle even more tools every year to manage your increasing complex endpoint mix?
A New Approach
If you’re like the vast majority of IT professionals I talk to, your answer is no. In fact, most organizations are unhappy with their outdated and inefficient approaches to endpoint management for these five reasons:
Dell’s Approach to Anypoint Systems Management
It’s clear, then, that adding more tools is not the answer to the new reality of device creep. In fact, what the vast majority (89 percent) of organizations with multiple tools want is to pare down to a single pane of glass that provides visibility into the entire corporate network.
Dell’s centralized anypoint management approach delivers that single pane of glass. Benefits include the following:
To learn more about how you can empower your IT team to efficiently manage and secure a wide range of corporate and user-owned devices, be sure to read our new e-book, “Technology Tunnel Vision, Part 2: Centralized management for all connected devices.”