Posted by Media Relations on Thursday, October 16th, 2008 - Comments »
Automated Windows Configuration Management Suite Introduces Secure, Internet-based Administration and Compliance;Extends Mobile Workforce and Distributed Environment ManagementMINNEAPOLIS, October 16, 2008 – www.newboundary.com – New Boundary Technologies®, the IT automation innovator, today announced the release of Prism Suite® 9. Powered by the company’s automated configuration management innovations like Smart UpdateTM and Configuration Groups, Prism Suite 9 extends Windows configuration management to now include secure, Internet-based administration of the mobile workforce and widely distributed remote locations. With an open client/server architecture and modular design, Prism Suite 9 is engineered to automate and streamline processes within corporate IT departments and for delivery via managed service provider (MSP) and software as a service (SaaS) models.Prism Suite 9 delivers robust, safe, and seamless Windows system management for any location, from any location. Engineered for the needs of IT departments that manage widely dispersed office locations and mobile Windows systems, Prism Suite 9 is also ideally positioned to provide managed service providers with an automated Windows configuration and compliance offering that can be delivered as an online service.”Prism Suite 9 automates the Windows configuration management processes that are essential to supporting a wide variety of compliance initiatives,” said Michael Osterman, president of Osterman Research. “The Internet-based administration feature allows Prism Suite to drive new efficiencies that allow IT departments to extend their staffing and budget resources. By combining a high level of automation and ease of use with Internet-based administration, Prism Suite also offers managed service providers a powerful Windows configuration management solution they can offer as a service that delivers the same level of configuration compliance that corporate IT departments can achieve.”Powered by scalable technologies that enable dynamic Windows configuration management, Prism Suite automates asset management, software packaging and deployment, and software patching to deliver continuous, real-time compliance with organizational IT standards and regulatory measures. New features of Prism Suite 9 include:
- Enhanced, secure functionality and performance over the Internet for remote and mobile workforce management.
- Decentralized deployment of software and configuration tasks that improve performance and optimize bandwidth use.
- Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) support that delivers more flexibility in dynamically grouping systems for performing management tasks.
- Efficient, reliable packaging of 64-bit software that speeds deployment of large, complex applications.
“New Boundary Technologies has nearly two decades of experience in developing and leveraging technologies that manage and automate Windows system configurations, and we continue to build on that core competency with each new product release,” said Tom Diamond, president of New Boundary Technologies. “With the release of Prism Suite 9, we are enhance our leading position in reducing total cost of ownership of Windows systems in the enterprise and SMB market, as well as offering a best-of-breed solution to managed service providers looking to expand their service offerings into the Windows configuration and compliance areas.”About New Boundary TechnologiesNew Boundary Technologies develops innovative software solutions for IT management and remote equipment monitoring and control. The company’s Prism Suite® automates asset management, software deployment, desktop configuration management, patch management, and packaging. Policy Commander® automates computer security policy enforcement. Radiem® technology monitors and controls remote and mobile equipment via the wireless Internet. Providing the highest quality software and customer support, New Boundary Technologies’ consistent growth has been recognized for five consecutive years in the Deloitte and Touche Fast 50 program. Founded in 1985, New Boundary Technologies is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For more information, visit www.newboundary.com or call 800-747-4487.