Software Distribution Software Distribution is one of those unglamorous but utterly essential items in the SysAdmin’s toolbox. It’s never talked about unless it screws up. We visited one of our larger UK customers recently, where Asset Manager Pro has been teamed up with the Software Distribution module. It was a little after half-way through November, … Continue reading Software distribution keeps the lights on
I just received an invitation to an Enterprise Management Associates Webinar on “Developing, Deploying, and Managing Custom Applications 2010”. In the pre-amble, it says that their research revealed custom applications outnumbering packaged applications in the enterprise by 10%. I’m not sure how they generated the figures – is MS Office one application or four? – … Continue reading Deploying custom applications in the enterprise
Software Distribution: who still needs it? One theme we come across often is a need for an automated software distribution method that makes it easy to keep applications deployed and updated, particularly where the target PCs are defined by reference to a combination of characteristics. For an example, an application may be regarded as a companion product … Continue reading Software Distribution: relevant for virtual as well as physical systems.