Cost-conscious businesses in need of an IT systems management solution might turn to Kaseya's Small/Medium Enterprise Edition (SMEE), which offers a host of IT automation features.
IT systems management software specialist Kaseya announced the
release of its Small/Medium Enterprise Edition (SMEE), developed with
the needs of small and medium-sized IT departments in mind. SMEE is
designed for cost conscious IT departments that need to deploy a
systems management solution rapidly by automating ongoing routine IT
Features include a rules based software installation engine, which
helps ensure potential application conflicts and pre-requisites are met
prior to the setup process, an audit and inventory feature deployable
over the LAN, WAN, and Internet, system monitoring with instant
notification of problems or changes such as low disk space, processor
spikes and memory issues, the ability to securely access computers from
anywhere at anytime and ticketing tools IT departments can use to
track, respond and resolve issues while providing end user self-service
To accelerate implementation and help ensure proper installation, SMEE
also includes attendance for staff members to instructor lead
interactive workshop sessions that augment the online training videos
and testing accessible through the product. SMEE is also equipped
with Kaseya's IT Systems Management Kit. The kit includes hundreds of
predefined network views, report templates, third party device
monitoring, patch approval policies and a comprehensive set of IT
automation scripts for routine maintenance, third party software
deployment and proactive alerts.
"Small and medium-sized IT departments juggle many routine tasks while
responding to increasing employee and organization needs and requests,"
said Jim Alves, executive vice president of strategy and product
marketing at Kaseya. "With Kaseya SMEE, IT managers can automate many
of the day-to-day IT tasks they may not normally have time to do.
In turn, the systems will run more efficiently, resulting in overall
improvements in end-user and organizational satisfaction levels and
The software is designed to deploy software and patches, submit
tickets, inventory assets and facilitate remote computer access for the
Windows and Mac OS X platform. SMEE is available in seven languages
including English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, French and
Chinese, the company noted in a release.
In June, the company announced the release of its Managed Service
Edition - G1 (MSE - G1), which offers integrated IT automation solution
capabilities from a single unified browser interface. MSE - G1 also
includes the IT Service Delivery Kit. Included within that kit are
predefined views, reports and a set of scripts and monitor sets for the
most common IT scenarios and repetitive tasks. The product also
includes support for systems running the Windows 32 and 64 bit
operating systems and Mac OS X systems.
Nathan Eddy is Associate Editor, Midmarket, at eWEEK.com. Before joining eWEEK.com, Nate was a writer with ChannelWeb and he served as an editor at FierceMarkets. He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.