A Highly Compelling Systems Management Solution for the SMB Market

Getting IT costs under control is one of the biggest
challenges facing small and medium businesses. Often an overlooked and
underserviced market, Dell KACE sees an incredible opportunity in the SMB market. That’s
why we’re launching the Dell KACE M300
Asset Management Appliance
. For the
first time, small businesses (up to 200 employees) will have an easy,
cost-effective and reliable solution for managing routine IT tasks including hardware
and software inventory, software license compliance and asset tracking and

M300 is one of the most unique products on the market, for about the price of a laptop computer, IT administrators get visibility into the exact state of their
computers, servers and peripheral equipment. The first in a new series of systems management appliances, the M300 is specifically designed from the ground up for the SMB

Key features of the KACE M300 include:

  • Device discovery and inventory for easy real-time assessment of hardware and software on all devices network-wide.
  • True compliance assessment permits IT administrators
    to manage multiple software titles with various licensing structures and
    reconcile software installations with license ownership.
  • Patch inventory tracks installed security updates
    and Windows service packs on computers connected to the network.
  • Dell warranty integration automatically retrieves
    warranty information for managed Dell computers and alerts administrators of
    pending expirations.
  • Alerts and notifications of PC inventory and
    software license compliance issues and the automatic creation of a “to do” list
    for achieving compliance.
  • Dashboards display network activity including recent
    changes and outstanding tasks.
  • Plug and play deployment allows the appliance to
    immediately begin providing hardware and software inventories.
  • Intuitive Web-based user interface accessible from
    the convenience of any desktop, laptop, or mobile device.

With the M300, even an overloaded IT generalist can
be up and running in less than five minutes, and that’s just the beginning. An
intuitive user interface allows IT administrators to streamline IT procedures
with just a few points and clicks of a mouse. If you manage IT resources for a small business you
can’t afford to miss taking a closer look at the M300—start saving time and
money now!

To hear more from Rob Meinhardt about the M300 and see details about an upcoming webinar we'll be hosting on July 21st, please see his blog post.

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