sponsored by Intel Corporation
Posted:  21 Nov 2007
Published:  21 Nov 2007
Format:  PDF
Length:  26  Page(s)
Type:  White Paper
Language:  English
This white paper details and discusses the results from ten pilot implementations of the new Intel vPro processor technology based PCs at leading companies in a number of industries including: Energy, Financial Services, Forrest Products, Health Care, and News Media. Read this white paper to see the quantified results for the improved PC management that resulted; evaluated topics include:

  • System availability
  • Desk-side visits
  • Software updates
  • Change management


Charles Le Grand
Principal Associate ,  TechPar Group
Charlie has for many years addressed security, reliability, auditability, risk, compliance, governance, and assurance in information and technology. He served in management and IT roles from programmer/analyst, to IT auditor, to CIO, and managed many systems projects. A recognized author, he speaks on a range of IT topics. He produced board-level information security guidance for the Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office (now part of U.S. Homeland Security), and coordinated development of information security metrics for a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Mark Salamasick
Director of Center for Internal Auditing Excellence School of Management ,  The University of Texas at Dallas
Mark served as the Research Project Leader for The IIA Research Foundation on the PC Management Best Practices project. He is Director of one of the top four Internal Auditing academic programs worldwide. The program has a significant emphasis on information technology, information security and business process design. He teaches “Information Technology Audit and Risk Management”, “Internal Audit” and “Advanced Auditing”. He also works as an Independent Risk and Audit Consultant.

Change Management | Desktop Management | Downtime | High Availability | Microprocessors | Security Threats | Server Hardware | Server Software | Software Upgrades | Vulnerability Management

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