would it be possible to mangage Win Xp clients (thousands)
with Afaria instead of Microsoft SMS Server ?
What we need is a simple software support for software /
patches, service packes, updates for
- operating system, MS Windows XP
- MS Office (Outlook, Word)
- Some "utilities" PDF-Reader, Zip
and inventory of them in order to be able to update the
Additionally a Remote Control of course.
"Simple" means: the system management software (in this case
Afaria) have to offer minimum of functions - the rest will
be done by administrator manually. E.g. selection of clients
for an update...
Remark: none of the clients have adminstrator rights.
Thanks in advance,
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Afaria can absolutely manage the devices your referring to and provide
all the functions that you're looking for as. We also provide a robust
in-line scripting engine, an encryption client and a document
distribution mechanism all driven through a single console.
Can you tell me what type of network environment you'll be operating in?
Afaria is often used in the place of desktop-based management tools,
but almost universally for mobile and remote environments.