Asset Management

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Service Management: Firefighting and Fire Prevention

In the face of major disruptive change, the organizations that succeed are those that do more than just react to new circumstances. They evolve. When it comes to addressing the unprecedented challenges that have emerged in 2020 and 2021, the most successful IT teams have risen and will continue to rise to the occasion by recognizing the need for a proactive approach to the waves of disruption.

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Splunk Connector for Ivanti Device Control - Now Available!

Ivanti Device Control is all about securing your endpoints while also providing a detailed overview to quickly identify weak links in your environment. The latter has now become much simpler and quicker to perform! Our new Splunk connector enables you to connect directly to your Ivanti Device Control environment, feeding in all reported events and showing you the most important data in a single dashboard.

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Quick Demo: A Day in the Life of a Remote Knowledge Worker

Do you make it a habit of connecting to the free Wi-Fi network at the coffee shop, restaurant, hotel, airport or even in-flight on the airplane to save on your cellular data minutes? Watch this short 2-minute video to see what happens if you connect to a wireless network with a malicious cyber threat actor performing Man-in-The-Middle (MiTM) attacks to unsuspecting victims.

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Forrester Research: The Future of Technology Operations

Recently, we had the opportunity to hear from Charlie Betz of Forrester Research about the future of technology operations. He covered the shift from project-based work to product team orientation, the integration between DevOps and IT services and the ways in which the entire enterprise is getting value from investments in artificial intelligence. Check out some of the interesting questions and answers from the discussion and be sure to catch the full conversation in the video below.

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ITSM and ITAM: Great Together, Like Peanut Butter and Chocolate or Gin and Tonic Pt. 2 of 2

As mentioned in Part 1 of this blog series, IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT Asset Management (ITAM) make a great combo to support IT’s overall plan to maximize operational efficiencies and improve service delivery experiences, while also optimizing compliance and cost. This post discusses the remaining three use-case examples: 3) Tackle Problem Assets with Proactive Management; 4) Effective Change Management; and 5) Complete Lifecycle Visibility.

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ITSM and ITAM: Great Together, Like Peanut Butter and Chocolate or Gin and Tonic Pt. 1 of 2

Actor 1: “Hey, you got peanut butter on my chocolate.” Actor 2: “Well you got chocolate in my peanut butter.” This 1970’s ad campaign of “Two Great Tastes that Taste Great Together” put Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups on the map. Know what else makes a great combo? IT Service Management (ITSM) and IT Asset Management (ITAM).

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Google I/O Announcements - What Do Ivanti Customers Need to Know?

This week Google unveiled a number of exciting announcements at its annual developers’ conference, Google I/O 2021. Announcements included Android 12 and several security and privacy features that are coming to its platforms. At Ivanti, we are particularly excited about what Google is doing to improve user security and privacy. The consistent theme of Google I/O was Secure by default, Private by design, and You’re in control.

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Press Pause on Auto-Renewals: How to Brave a Software Switch

One of the biggest reasons organizations don’t try out a new software vendor is the perceived costs of switching. Most cite the fear of implementation being too expensive, too difficult, or too time-consuming—all excuses to justify maintaining a vendor contract, even if that vendor is performing poorly and not meeting expectations. But what’s at risk when organizations simply renew year after year? Who loses if the status quo is maintained?

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The Business Value of Integrating ITAM with ITSM

As organizations experience increasing complexity and expanding perimeters, IT professionals are looking to get a better understanding into their distributed software and hardware assets. IT teams need immediate access to detailed information in context of services and underlying assets they run on to make more intelligent decisions about their IT investments. Having asset visibility at their fingertips enables them to maximize cost savings, secure assets, and improve the employee experience.