Enforcing compliance policies and assessing assets is difficult and time-consuming. To complicate matters, compliance standards are often interpreted differently from one auditor to another. As a result, compliance can quickly become a moving target. Reduce your compliance risk with the most comprehensive asset inventory and PC lifecycle management solution on the market today - and automate policy compliance across Windows, Mac, and Linux® environments.
With BMC Client Management Compliance, along with BMC Client Management Inventory, and Patch, you can quickly evaluate and remediate corporate, regulatory, and industry compliance requirements with a single database and console.
The following table lists the main features of compliance management:
|Intelligent software recognition||Assess licensable software units, choose what you want to manage, add licenses, and track usage with software inventory normalization for consistency.|
|Automated patching||Keep desktop and server software current with fully-automated, wizard configurable, set-it-and-forget-it patch management.|
|Security software "manager of managers"||View, control, monitor, and update all major anti-virus and anti-spyware software from a single source; apply definition updates and security settings; deploy out-of-the-box compliance templates and customizable alerts.|
|Compliance management||Define policies based on your vendors' licensing agreements and other regulatory standards with essential tools, reports, and templates for PCI, ISO 27001, ISO 27002, NIST, and Microsoft hardening guides.|
|Compliance check||Visually identify your compliance status with new dashboards and drill-down functionality.|
|Software metering||Track the actual usage of any given application and redeploy unused software licenses to other users.|
|Dynamic groups||Identify, group, and remediate those devices that do not adhere to defined compliance policies.|
|Agent/agentless||Support both agent and agentless discovery of assets with detailed configuration information.|
|Multi-OS support||Support the discovery of software licenses on network devices for Windows, MacOS, Linux, and VMware, including workstations, servers, laptops, mobile machines, and network devices, such as printers.|