LANDesk Simplifies Remote Laptop Administration

LANDesk Software is turning to hardware to help its customers more easily manage mobile laptops and remote PCs over the Internet.The new LANDesk Management Gateway Appliance, which will be announced Oct. 24 and delivered with a new release of the LDMS (LANDesk Management Suite), allows administrators to more easily manage laptops and PCs outside the […]

LANDesk Software is turning to hardware to help its customers more easily manage mobile laptops and remote PCs over the Internet.

The new LANDesk Management Gateway Appliance, which will be announced Oct. 24 and delivered with a new release of the LDMS (LANDesk Management Suite), allows administrators to more easily manage laptops and PCs outside the corporate firewall, without having to implement a VPN.

"This securely brokers the connection between a managed client and LDMS," said Nathan McLain, product manager for LANDesk, in South Jordan, Utah. Using Secure Socket Layer encryption, "Our pipe is encrypted across the whole route."

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