Discover the power of systems management without the on-site hardware.
Give your IT staff more time to innovate by streamlining systems management with KACE as a Service. This hosted version of the KACE Systems Management Appliance delivers the same comprehensive endpoint management — from the cloud. You can:
Plus, with your own dedicated virtual appliance instance hosted in a secure, high-availability data center, you can eliminate upfront capital costs, and reduce infrastructure costs and budget for systems management through operating expenses.Contact sales to learn more about our KaaS and a free 7 day lab trial.
Save time while seeing exactly what is connected to your network. Discover and inventory all hardware and software network-wide, including laptops, desktops, servers, storage devices, Chromebooks, and network connected non-computer devices. Streamline inventory and asset management by eliminating manual maintenance, security, reporting and hardware refreshes.Learn More
Ensure software license compliance the KACE SMA's inventory, asset management and compliance reporting capabilities. Accurately track and manage software assets and upgrade/downgrade rights with the Application Catalog. Own the entire software license management lifecycle with general availability, end-of-life dates, and manufacturer’s suggested retail price information for the most popular software titles.Learn More
Gain more time in your day while securing your environment with automated patch management for operating systems and applications. Deploy patches from one of the largest patch libraries in the industry. Assess, identify and lock down endpoint security vulnerabilities.Learn More
Remotely distribute and install applications and digital assets to Windows, Mac and Linux computers and servers, eliminating the time and hassle of traveling to multiple locations. The remote replication share is easy to set up and maintain, and dramatically reduces the cost and complexity of software distribution across a multi-site organization.Learn More
Get comprehensive hardware and OS inventory and asset lifecycle management, integrated with help desk, for Chromebooks. Improve service desk efficiency with Chromebooks inventory integrated into ticketing and alerts.Learn More
Improve the user experience with an integrated service desk, as well as a user self-service portal that gives end users the ability to solve many basic requests. Provide service desk with granular SLA controls that are integrated with asset management processes and workflows. Integration with the KACE Go Mobile App gives remote access to both administrators and end users.Learn More
Provide server monitoring and management for more consistent availability of business-critical applications. Perform asset management and log monitoring of servers, integrated with alerts, reporting and service desk.Learn More
Leverage an integrated console for an easy-to-use, single-pane-of-glass administrative interface with a dynamic set of administrative functions.Learn More
Access the KACE SMA from mobile devices using the KACE Go Mobile App and have the freedom to work wherever you’re most effective. The app also allows your end users to submit service desk tickets, access knowledge base and check on existing ticket status using their mobile devices.Learn More
Choose to deploy the KACE SMA as a physical or virtual appliance if your organization is looking for an on-premises solution, or as a hosted virtual appliance if you are interested in a hosted option.Learn More
Maximize the effectiveness of your KACE appliances with these optional add-ons and support tools.
Contact a KACE sales representative for details.
Some KACE features require direct access to the customer’s network, which is established for KACE as a Service using site-to-site VPN connections. VPN connections leverage the shared KACE as a Service network, and a single VPN connection is usually sufficient to enable the functionality for a single company. In some cases, however, additional VPN connections might be necessary, and dedicated network bandwidth might be required.
The following features require a VPN connection:
The KACE as a Service Agent is an application that can be installed on devices to enable device management through KACE as a Service. The agent can be installed on devices that meet the following operating system requirements. For additional specifications, see the operating system vendor’s documentation. The appliance imposes no additional requirements, and supports 32-bit and 64-bit architectures where applicable.
Windows 8,8.1, and 10
Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate
Windows Server 2016
Essentials, Standard1 , Datacenter11Cannot be running in Server Core mode
Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2
Foundation, Essentials, Standard2 , Datacenter22Cannot be running in Server Core mode
MAC OS X
10.10, 10.11, 10.12, 10.13
Linux Red Hat® Linux AS and ES
Versions 6.x – 7.x, 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
Versions 14.04, 16.04, 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Versions 11 - 12, 32-bit and 64-bit architecture
Raspbian Linux (on Raspberry Pi devices)
Jessie, Stretch (Debian versions)
Agentless management enables you to inventory devices without using the KACE SMA Agent. Agentless management can be enabled for devices that have the following operating systems:
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