KACE Endpoint Systems Management Products

Windows 8 Support for Desktops, Laptops and Enterprise-ready Tablets

Extending Multi-Platform Support to Help IT Track and Manage the Latest OSs

With the arrival of enterprise-ready systems running Windows 8, designed specifically to exploit their touch capabilities and intuitive use, IT organizations are adding yet another endpoint to their current repertoire of multiple operating systems and diverse devices that must be effectively managed.  

And while some device convergence may be on the horizon, the fact remains that many workers still operate in a world where they regularly employ two, sometimes three devices to accomplish their daily tasks. Multiple system support is the norm, leaving the IT department struggling to maintain the availability, confidentiality and integrity of data and applications across a variety of platforms.

The Solution

The Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance has long been the “go-to” solution for resource constrained IT departments needing to manage heterogeneous environments, including hardware from virtually any PC manufacturer and including support for Mac and Linux operating systems. And the K1000 has now extended its competence an additional step, adding capabilities to manage the latest Microsoft Windows 8 systems. This will help IT administrators to embrace the latest technologies, while still retaining simplified, centralized controls for these new devices.

Today, K1000 support for Windows 8 systems includes these capabilities: