Desktop management is a significant time sink for many IT departments. Eighty percent of IT professionals agreed that IT spends more time than necessary managing endpoints, and 73% indicated that the amount of time IT spends managing endpoints draws resources away from more valuable projects. The result is overspending and lost opportunities.
- These challenges can be overcome by investing up-front in careful planning, process optimization, and image standardization.
- Best practices including hybrid standard images, standardized application packages, and patch management can save IT organizations up to 30% on management costs.
- Moreover, these strategies help to maintain desktop security and simplify ongoing maintenance tasks. Desktop deployment and updates proceed more quickly, users are more satisfied with quality of service, and technician time is freed up to pursue more valuable projects.