Manage the Campus IT Budget with SmartDeploy

Today’s educational institutions, like many other organizations, are finding they have to do much more, with much less. Improving your Windows deployment strategy can limit unexpected expenses from popping up and eating away at IT budget. Demands, particularly for IT services are increasing – students and teachers want access to their documents and applications anytime,

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SmartDeploy vs. KACE K2000

One question we are often asked is, “How does SmartDeploy differ from KACE?” For starters, one of the main differences is that SmartDeploy Enterprise is an OS and application deployment software solution that is quickly installed and configured on any IT workstation, and it works without (in almost all cases) additional infrastructure requirements. In contrast,

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2013 Predictions

It is a time of great transition in IT and while 2013 won’t bring great change, I predict this will be a year of computing models that mature into the mainstream with only a few surprises. Here are three “best bets” you can bank on for 2013. Forget the Private Cloud – it’s all going

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Improve your Windows Deployment Strategy

We recently hosted a webcast discussing some best practices and changes IT departments can implement to help simplify and streamline deployment projects. As technology has evolved, so has Windows deployment. Whether you’re involved with new employee onboarding, PC break-fix or Windows migration projects, organizations should examine the existing procedures that are in place to be

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Should You Wait for Windows 8?

Windows 7 If organizations are ready to deploy Windows 7 now, they should continue with their migration plans. You shouldn’t put your project on hold and wait because if you are among those who deploy Windows 8 early, it is very likely you will make modifications to Windows 8 to operate and look like Windows

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Going Straight to Windows 8

Initially, I was of the opinion that organizations still running Windows XP wouldn’t or at least shouldn’t, skip Windows 7 and go directly to Windows 8. But as time has elapsed and migration numbers have not moved significantly I’m beginning to think that many organizations simply won’t have the option to buy Windows 7 by

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