Do you know what’s running on your network?
When it comes to understanding and being aware of all the servers, software and clients on a network, knowing what is running is essential to ensure both security and license compliance. A new solution from Dell’s KACE division is now bringing system visibility and management down to a new level to make it more accessible for smaller operations.
The Dell KACE M300 Asset Management Appliance family is targeted for management of deployment of between 50 and 200 managed nodes. Dell KACE already has a pair of appliances in the market for larger deployments, including the K1000, which was updated in 2010. Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) acquired KACE in February 2010 in an effort to beef up its compliance and systems management offerings.
“Without knowing what’s connecting to a network at a given point in time, it’s very easy for rogue hardware devices or bandwidth consuming software to be placed on the network without any administrative knowledge,” Sendhil Jayachandran, senior product manager at Dell KACE, told InternetNews.com.