The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of hybrid workforce in organizations, causing a host of problems for IT teams. Organizations needed to allow a majority of their employees to work remotely, without affecting their productivity and while ensuring the security of company resources. ManageEngine recently conducted a survey of IT professionals to understand the effects of remote working on cloud adoption. A whopping 84% of respondents globally said remote workers have placed additional challenges on their organization’s IT security resources. The results of the investigation clearly indicate that a traditional antivirus solution is no longer sufficient.
Gartner analysts Dan Wilson, Chris Silva and Tom Cipolla predict in the 2021 Gartner Unified Endpoint Management Tools (UEM) report that “by 2024, more than half of global organizations will converge towards a unified console for management. terminals and security tasks. This is a significant increase from less than 5% in 2020. âThis validates the alignment of ManageEngine Desktop Central with customer and market requirements to provide a single tool for unified endpoint management and security.
Gartner assessed eight vendors based on their ability to execute and the completeness of their vision and named Desktop Central a niche player. This report highlights the strengths and caveats of Desktop Central in its vendor neutral assessment. Take a copy of Gartner’s full assessment and ManageEngine’s assessment against its competition.
Highlights of Desktop Central
Comprehensive endpoint lifecycle management: Offers a full set of features, including enterprise integration and provision of your own device endpoints, provisioning of necessary enterprise resources, ensuring that the operating system and applications are up to date, troubleshooting remote endpoints and removing them in the event of employee layoffs.
Terminal management and security under one roof: Provides a holistic security solution in addition to traditional and modern device management capabilities from a single pane of glass to eliminate the need for multiple tools for different tasks.
ManageEngine ecosystem: Desktop Central integrates with a wide range of IT management and security tools offered by ManageEngine and other third parties, providing flexibility and ease to integrate the UEM solution into a customer’s existing IT ecosystem.
Customer Success and Implementation Services: Constantly expanding across the globe, ManageEngine continues to strengthen its customer support and implementation services in addition to improving its already extensive capabilities.
Desktop Central automates the day-to-day activities of managing devices across highly heterogeneous device and operating system ecosystems, from onboarding to device reuse and data erasure for security purposes. It offers requirements such as remote assistance and endpoint security that go beyond the management capabilities of traditional and modern devices. Try them out in your environment with a 30-day free trial of Desktop Central.
Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management Tools, Dan Wilson, Chris Silva, Tom Cipolla, August 16, 2021
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*** This is a Syndicated Security Bloggers Network blog from ManageEngine Blog written by Snehaa. Read the original post at: https://blogs.manageengine.com/desktop-mobile/desktopcentral/manageengine-uem/2021/09/27/gartner-recognizes-manageengine-in-its-2021-magic-quadrant-for- unified-endpoint-management-tools.html