I just signed off a press release about the arrival of Vector Issue Tracker. It declares that we have taken the Census issue tracking engine developed at our Metaquest subsidiary, supplemented it with templates based on half a dozen of the most popular areas of application, and placed this business process management capability at the … Continue reading Business Process Management and IT Asset Management
While everyone we talk with seems to be comfortable with the concepts of server virtualization, and understands the idea of making better use of idle CPUs with multiple virtual machines, we get the clear impression that the positioning of application virtualization in the enterprise is still suffering from lack of clarity. Benefits can include reduced licensing … Continue reading Applications on Demand – Streamlined Provision or Expensive Anarchy?
A couple of virtualization-related events I’ve been waiting for have come through in the last few days. One is the general release of the Application Jukebox application streaming product from Endeavors Technologies. The other is a major review of “Desktop and Application Delivery Alternatives” published by Focus Consulting. The review provides down to earth profiling of the major takes on … Continue reading New Review Summarizes 19 Virtualization Players
I was intrigued to see this morning that the BSA’s Web site carries no obvious mention of the ISO/IEC standard on Software Asset Management that was launched at the British Standards Institute in 2006. I remember clearly from the launch seminar at BSI’s building that BS ISO/IEC 19770-1:2006 Software Asset Management was an international effort, intended to simplify SAM … Continue reading Global responses to software piracy and software asset management
I heard last week that we have recently had several customers comment on the importance of being able to view asset configuration and software inventory information directly from inside the HelpDesk support analyst UI. Although this has been a standard feature of the Service Manager Pro solution for two years or more, it led me … Continue reading Asset Data and HelpDesk Integration (should be simple)
My contacts at Endeavors Technologies Inc have confirmed that they expect to have their new Application Jukebox® streaming software running on their booth at Camp Conference’s focus on Virtualization, April 3. This would be one of the very first public showings for this streaming implementation and it would worth investigating for the significant differences it … Continue reading Application Jukebox – on show at Camp IT Conference, O’Hare, April 3rd.
I read the post from Adrian’s CTO’s Blog yesterday about the Data Protection Summit at the Hilton, Irvine March 11 – 13, and it reminded me to mention that Vector’s Asset Locator will be the main rationale for Kevin Kiley, our VP Sales Americas, coming over from Atlanta for the event to rub shoulders with … Continue reading Vector’s Asset Locator: Data Protection Summit, Irvine, March 11 – 13
Since my company was appointed as an integration partner for Endeavors Technologies Inc, for their AppExpress and Application Jukebox application streaming software, we have been engaging on the topic with our customers and new prospects in our broad mid-range market of organizations with between 250 and 25,000 desk- and laptops. Many CIOs and CTOs can … Continue reading Is application virtualization a substitute for proper planning?
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