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| | [10-04-2004] Altiris Launches New Handheld Management Suite
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ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ManageFusion(TM) -- Altiris, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRS - News), a pioneer of IT lifecycle management solutions that reduce the total cost of owning IT resources, today announced the first- ever release of the Altiris® Handheld Management Suite(TM) to help IT organizations track, secure and manage a growing number of business-critical mobile devices. The new suite includes products for software delivery, device discovery and asset tracking, and on-device data security with support for Windows Mobile-based PocketPCs, Palm OS and BlackBerry handhelds. |
Handheld Management Suite can be used standalone or utilized as part of a natively integrated Altiris IT lifecycle management solution to help reduce the cost and complexity of heterogeneous device management, while helping to secure sensitive corporate data, through a single, Web-based console and infrastructure.
According to Canalys, worldwide shipments of mobile devices are up 45 percent from Q2 2003 to Q2 2004.* The mobile device management market is also rapidly growing. IDC expects the market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 44.9 percent to $911.4 million by 2008.**
Developed for IT professionals who manage an increasingly heterogeneous computing environment, the suite enables administrators to remotely manage handheld devices from the same console as used for desktop, laptop and IT asset management. The new suite: