Updated management software provides IT organizations with visibility into USB and Bluetooth assets connected to IGEL OS-powered endpoints; offers a migration path to third-party asset management tools
IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, announced today that it has updated the IGEL Universal Management Suite® (UMS) to include Asset Inventory Tracker (AIT) capabilities. This latest update to the IGEL UMS, version 5.07.100, is being unveiled this week at VMworld US 2017, taking place August 28-30 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
“By integrating the Asset Inventory Tracker into the IGEL UMS, IT organizations can now gain a clear view of all peripheral devices connected to their IGEL OS-powered endpoints,” said Matthias Haas, CTO, IGEL. “This feature is especially important in the healthcare, retail and financial services industries where IT organizations need insight into the changes in their distributed assets and computer infrastructure to ensure business continuity.”
Centralized View of Connected Assets
IGEL UMS 5.07.100 provides IT organizations with a centralized, current view of all USB and Bluetooth assets connected to their IGEL OS-powered endpoints. Details available via the IGEL UMS dashboard include which endpoint the asset is connected to, the type of asset, the manufacturer and the model number.
“Having access to this level of detail can help IT organizations eliminate confusion regarding available asset inventory,” said Haas. “It also can prevent the use of unauthorized peripheral devices, and can reduce capital expenditures related to the replacement of lost and/or broken peripheral devices.”
Connect to Third-Party Asset Management Solutions with IGEL UMS
For more advanced functionality, the newly enhanced IGEL UMS version 5.07.100 can also provide IT organizations with the ability to connect to third-party asset management tools via an integrated programming interface based on…