What is Desktop Central?
Industry Specialties: Serves all industries
Benefits and Insights
Key differentiators & advantages of Desktop Central
- Enhances Network Security: Desktop Central lets administrators apply security policies. Users can restrict and customize external device usages like USB, external hard disk and more, enhancing network security.
- Increases Productivity: It provides robust support for BYOD and lets employees access corporate resources from anywhere. It helps reduce workloads and enhances network administrator productivity.
- Manages Distributed Environment: Its central management console manages geographically distributed computers and mobile devices. It lets users set up distribution points to minimize WAN bandwidth consumption.
- Reduces Training Cost: Desktop Central provides an easy-to-use installation package that saves users from the hassles of working with multiple packages while reducing training costs.
- Easy Integration: It seamlessly integrates data with other ManageEngine products like ServiceDesk Plus, AssetExplorer and IT 360. It provides a single integrated console to perform help desk and desktop management functions.
- Patch Management: Desktop Central offers an automated patch management solution for OS and other third-party applications that keep endpoints secure and shield machines from security threats.
- Software Deployment: It can distribute software packages to all computers in a network from a central console, without any user intervention. It offers flexibility and control over the software deployment process through built-in templates for package creation.
- Remote Desktop Sharing: The remote desktop manager lets administrators connect and control remote desktops in LAN and WAN. It helps users troubleshoot remote desktops with file transfers, video recording, multi-user collaboration and more.
- Desktop Configurations: Administrators can manage windows applications, system settings and desktop settings through predefined configurations. Some of these include management of USB devices, power, security policies and more.
- Active Directory Reports: It provides out-of-the-box reports that help administrators gain visibility and spot anomalies without any scripting.
- User Administration: Users can delegate tasks to chosen users with well-defined permission levels for more effective management strategies. Its role-based access control confines the access of systems to authorized users.
- OS Deployment: Eliminate possible errors from manual OS deployment, drivers and configurations, save time by automating disk imaging and deployment processes in both offline and online mode.
- Mobile App: Desktop Central’s mobile app helps perform activities like agent installation, retiring computers from a network, patch deployment and more, all from mobile devices.
- It can use a large amount of system resources.
- Upgrading versions and customizing the dashboard can be tedious.
- Bandwidth management does not function properly for remote devices. It can consume an entire circuit which makes it difficult to stop traffic until action has completed.
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Desktop Central Reviews
Average customer reviews & user sentiment summary:
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Synopsis of User Ratings and Reviews
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Desktop Central is a web-based desktop and mobile administration software solution that protects businesses of all sizes from threats and malware. It provides its users with a unified endpoint management solution that keeps all endpoint devices safe from a central location.
* May 08, 2020 review derived from source on May 28, 2020
** Feb 13, 2019 review derived from source on May 28, 2020
*** Feb 24, 2020 review derived from source on May 28, 2020
**** Oct 11, 2019 review derived from source on May 28, 2020
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