Feeds

Managing Desktop Software for fun and profit

Reduce complexity, save cash

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk

Regcast Last week Egan Christensen of Dell joined Gabriel Consulting’s Dan Olds in the Reg studio, to discuss Managing Desktop Software both for fun and profit. This 30-minute audio exclusive, with accompanying slides, is now available to watch on-demand and free of charge from the Reg Archives.

The Register's research has shown that organizations large and small don’t have a good handle on the desktop software used in their organization. While this issue may not be top of mind for many IT pros, some experts estimate that 30 per cent of the desktop software in a typical organization is unnecessary.

During this webcast, Dan and Egan look at how hosted software asset management options make tackling the support headache easier, and can assist in saving money for the business.

Dan kicks things off with a look at what is going on in the real world, highlighting the issues many organizations seem to face. Egan takes over with the process for implementing software asset management, introduces the new service offerings from Dell and provides some real world customer study examples.

Help save money and significantly reduce desktop management complexity in your organisation. Tune into the conversation here. Feedback via the tab on the media player is welcome, as always. ®

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk

More from The Register

next story
Phones 4u slips into administration after EE cuts ties with Brit mobe retailer
More than 5,500 jobs could be axed if rescue mission fails
Driving with an Apple Watch could land you with a £100 FINE
Bad news for tech-addicted fanbois behind the wheel
Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water
Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Radio hams can encrypt, in emergencies, says Ofcom
Consultation promises new spectrum and hints at relaxed licence conditions
Special pleading against mass surveillance won't help anyone
Protecting journalists alone won't protect their sources
Big Content Australia just blew a big hole in its credibility
AHEDA's research on average content prices did not expose methodology, so appears less than rigourous
Vodafone to buy 140 Phones 4u stores from stricken retailer
887 jobs 'preserved' in the process, says administrator PwC
prev story

Whitepapers

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops
Balancing user privacy and privileged access, in accordance with compliance frameworks and legislation. Evaluating any potential remote control choice.
Intelligent flash storage arrays
Tegile Intelligent Storage Arrays with IntelliFlash helps IT boost storage utilization and effciency while delivering unmatched storage savings and performance.
WIN a very cool portable ZX Spectrum
Win a one-off portable Spectrum built by legendary hardware hacker Ben Heck
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Beginner's guide to SSL certificates
De-mystify the technology involved and give you the information you need to make the best decision when considering your online security options.