Security B-Sides London announces its galaxy of sp... » Security B-Sides London, the event driven by the information security community, has confirmed its l... Russian Kubinka Tank Museum to restore Maus Super-... » Company to assist the museum in building a unique collection of military warfare exhibits Wargaming... ISACA donates $20,000 to help UNESCO build knowled... » London, UK: As part of its new corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, ISACA, a global associ... Army couples needed for relationship study » Participants hold the key to improved relationships after deployment DENVER: Judy Davis is an acti... Global Association ISACA reaches 45 years and 115,... » London, UK: In 1969, the first message was sent between computers via ARPANET, the precursor o... Datum Datacentres announces fast growing cloud and... » FARNBOROUGH: Datum Datacentres has announced the official launch of the Datum Cloud Hub, the co-loca... ANIMATRONIC MANNEQUIN TO TEST PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT » The Ministry of Defence has invested £1.1m in a new state-of-the-art robotic mannequin that will tes... Options upgrades low latency route between Cartere... » New York: Options has announced that it has upgraded the route between the firm’s data center facili... Cloud World Forum examines security, privacy and r... » London: As the adoption of cloud computing continues to grow across the world, security, privacy and... U.S. Air Force selects Cubic for Moroccan P5 Air C... » Cubic Defense Systems, a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation has been awarded a contract valued at more ...

CLICK HERE TO

Advertise with Vigilance

Got News?

Got news for Vigilance?

Have you got news/articles for us? We welcome news stories and articles from security experts, intelligence analysts, industry players, security correspondents in the main stream media and our numerous readers across the globe.

READ MORE

Subscribe to Vigilance Weekly

Information Security Header

LAS VEGAS: LANDesk Software has announced the availability of client management capabilities for the recently introduced HP ElitePad tablet. LANDesk is enabling the ElitePad through Management Suite 9.5 and the Cloud Services Appliance.

 

The HP ElitePad stands out from other tablet devices because it provides users with both the robust power of a PC and the ultra-portability of a tablet in a single, enterprise-ready device. By offering the option to run on the Windows 8 operating system, the ElitePad also addresses the consumer-like functionality that employees have come to prefer for both personal and enterprise computing. Due to these increased capabilities, the ElitePad requires the management needs of both a PC and a tablet. Management tasks that are straightforward for a PC can be difficult, limited or impossible for a typical tablet device. What’s more, IT organisations must take into account tablet-specific management and security challenges, such as finding lost devices, securing corporate data when devices are lost or stolen and dealing with SIM cards, mobile apps and more. LANDesk and HP have partnered to provide a solution for these challenges that allows users to take advantage of the powerful capabilities and flexibility that the ElitePad offers, without causing IT organisations the additional pain and overhead of yet another management tool to master.

“We’re excited to continue our extensive partnership with HP and to further enable IT organisations to manage enterprise devices with increasingly consumer-like capabilities,” said Steve Daly, CEO, LANDesk. “With the ElitePad, end-users are provided with the functionality of two devices in one and IT can rest assured that they have full management capabilities. Thus, end-users are given the computing freedom they desire, while IT is able to maintain control.”