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Remote Office Management

Posted on January 3, 2009 by Minder Singh  |  Comment (0)

Get centralized control of the IT devices in your remote offices and branch offices (ROBO).

The proliferation of branch and remote offices is a positive sign of company growth. But it can also be a tremendous challenge for IT infrastructure management:

  • With limited or no dedicated IT staff, remote/branch offices often rely on headquarters-based IT administrators, or third party service providers, to fix networking and server problems
  • Branch office networks can have an array of heterogeneous IT devices from multiple vendors
  • Many branch offices, especially retail locations and banks, contain sensitive customer information and/or credit card data that can be vulnerable to intrusion

With hundreds, or potentially thousands, of IT assets spread out across the globe, a centralized infrastructure management solution with the proper safeguards to manage these devices is critical.