Constantly evolving technology introduces multiple updates for multiple applications deployed to any given number of machines in your IT environment. Keeping systems configured with the latest upgrades becomes a time-consuming and often expensive process. Most IT organizations are constantly searching for the most effective way to automate this task across their Windows, Mac, and Linux® environments.
BMC Client Management - Deploy gives you the reliable and comprehensive control you need to ensure successful software deployments in heterogeneous environments, as well as OS deployments for Windows environments, from a single, centralized console - without disruption to your end users.
The following table lists the main features of deployments:
|Multi-casting and bandwidth management||Conserve network bandwidth by simultaneously sending data to multiple clients while minimizing interference|
|BMC Client Management agent deployment and updates||Auto-deploy and update the BMC Client Management agent to newly discovered machines|
|MyApps||Deploy pre-approved software directly from the desktop without submitting a request or waiting for a technician to install the software - self-service for the end-user and reduced impact to IT resources|
|Checkpoint restart||Ensure that portable devices, such as laptops, receive a complete installation regardless of the size of deployment or number of network disconnections|
|Wake-on-LAN||Successfully update workstations regardless of power state|
|Easy packaging||Deploy software and configuration changes for Microsoft, MacOS, UNIX®, and Linux systems, as well as custom applications|
|Remote install||Remotely install Windows OS, including formatting/partitioning hard drives.|
|Customized planning||Streamline software distribution planning efforts by grouping software with similar characteristics.|
|Hardware compatibility||Maintain a comprehensive list of hardware assets to ensure that the software being rolled out is supported.|
|Application kiosk||Access a web-based catalog of approved software for self-service installs following migration.|
|Report now||Provide reports on application update details.|
|Service anywhere||Access a machine without the use of a VPN to perform desktop management tasks, such as inventory, patch management, and software deployment.|