A Multi-Tool For IT

Ever get the feeling like you are holding the shop together with duct tape and bailer twine?  Is “too much to do in not enough time” pretty much the standard? It’s understandable… IT budgets haven’t grown in years but business expectations have pretty much stayed the same.

It’s funny actually, we started out looking for a way to deploy our software easily and we ended up building a console.  While that in itself should be enough, it was only really a beginning.  For some odd reason the gods of hardware didn’t always smile upon us; computers didn’t wake up, hard drives crashed or laptops went MIA.  Software wasn’t much kinder either.  Ever tried an application install on an (unbeknownst to you) occupied computer?  Any open documents die with the post-install reboot – A real crowd pleaser!

That’s where the Faronics Core Console comes in pretty handy.  With the release of the version 3.60, IT Administrators now have a lot of features that will make life just a little bit easier.  Need to throw out a mass WOL for a software deployment? Not a worry, that comes right out of the box.  You can send a custom warning message to any user who may be working on that workstation and avoid any disruptions – or subsequent flame-mails to IT.  Need to keep your windows up to date?  Core console can do that too.

Additionally, the new remote launch function allows IT to mass deploy any .bat, .exe or .msi file.   This will delight all the script gurus out there as they will be able to run their works of art on-demand.  Lastly, if a computer is just not right, you can troubleshoot the problem child by remote connection thru the Core Console.

Nowadays, our Faronics Core Console is much more than a deployment tool for Faronics products.  It’s an IT Swiss army knife.  All the included features are designed specifically for an IT workflow.  Faronics Core Console lets IT do what they want & when they want it.   Now keep this one a secret… sssshhhh! <It’s included with all Faronics enterprise products for free>.

Scott Cornell

When he’s not knee deep in blogging and all things tech, Scott spends his free time playing ultimate Frisbee and watching foreign films. An expert in emerging tech trends, Scott always has his ear to ground for breaking news related to IT security.