Mobile Automation Aims for the Enterprise
Mobile Automation Inc. next week will continue its advance on enterprise desktop deployments with a new release of its Mobile Lifecycle Management Suite.Mobile Automation Inc. next week will continue its advance on enterprise desktop deployments with a new release of its Mobile Lifecycle Management Suite. The six-year-old firm, which began with a mission to provide scaleable, easy-to-use tools to manage mobile computers including laptops and handhelds, added features in release 5.2 of its Mobile Automation Suite to serve large enterprises. Included in the new release is a new reporting add-on, dubbed Mobile Reporting Manager, a Web-based dynamic reporting system that includes 50 sample reports, such as which machines are ready for a Windows XP to Windows 2000 migration or which machines are vulnerable to a certain worm. Reports, created using eXtensible Markup Language, include a variety of graphics.
Other large enterprise-focused enhancements include full integration with Microsofts Active Directory, providing fully integrated views of Active Directory tree structures, as well as Wake-On-LAN support.