Your environment is complex, with virtually endless combinations of platforms, systems, applications and patches. Add the threats posed by viruses and the complications involved in supporting mobile users, and the need to manage these environments becomes obvious.

Introducing ZENworks Configuration Management, the all-new solution that simplifies management of your Windows desktops, including Vista. With native integration for both Microsoft* Active Directory* and Novell eDirectoryTM, Novell ZENworks® Configuration Management enables real-time, identity-based systems management. It accelerates service delivery and ensures configuration accuracy, making immediate desktop configuration changes whenever network user accounts are changed. Now you can proactively manage your Windows desktops while also improving IT service quality and reducing complexity and management costs.

For more than a decade, Novell® has delivered award winning management solutions–and significant return on investment–to organizations around the world. Now, Novell brings you the next generation of systems management solutions to maximize today´s complex computing resources.

Novell and Touchpaper invite you to an in-depth demonstration! Find out how ZENworks Configuration Management can help you reduce complexity, control your resources and maximize your assets. In this session, we will highlight its real-time, identity-based capabilities and showcase other IT Service Management (ITSM) functionality of the new solution.

Come learn about some of the many benefits of Novell ZENworks Configuration Management:

?Rapid time-to-value: The solution can be up and running in less than 30 minutes.

?Dynamic identity integration: You can natively connect to multiple repositories, including Active Directory and eDirectory.

?Task-based system monitoring: You get quick and easy dashboard views to monitor systems, deployments and configuration changes.

?Vista ready: You can manage Windows Vista along with your other Windows desktops.

?Accurate asset reporting: You can easily enforce standard configurations, prepare for upgrades, determine device locations and meet compliance reporting requirements.

?Integrated service desk: You can align IT and customer service with your business and operational goals to deliver an enhanced experience. This feature is made possible through Touchpaper, a Novell partner.

?Integrated patching and remediation: You can streamline patching from the same console and agent using our award-winning patch management solution.

?Role-based administration: You can grant administration privileges by enterprise department, group or job functionality.

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