IT organizations of all sizes are continually challenged to reduce costs and simplify operations. Cost savings initiatives are always important to improve profitability, especially when revenues are decreasing or flat. Fortunately, HCL BigFix provides several key ways to slash costs while improving IT processes and staff productivity.
Many organizations have unintentionally created management silos, often based on operating system, requiring a specialized staff and numerous infrastructure components. BigFix can help organizations consolidate tools, reduce costs and improve staff efficiency.
5 Steps to Alleviating Endpoint Management Tool Sprawl
Understand why and how to consolidate tools using BigFix, including how to cost-justify tool consolidation.Download Whitepaper
Radical Simplicity: 5 Steps to Alleviating Endpoint Management Sprawl
Outlines a 5-step process for driving radically simplifying endpoint management tools and overviews a real-life case study about how a large IT organization consolidated six tools to one (6:1).Watch Webinar
Patch and regulatory compliance as cyberattack continue to rise and threaten business operations. BigFix continuously enforces configuration compliance with thousands of out-of-the-box security checks aligned with industry-standard security benchmarks, and speeds reporting.
Harden you Servers with BigFix Compliance
Server Hardening more than just patching. It is the process of enhancing server security which results in a much more secure server operating environment.Read Blog
Implementing CIS Controls with BigFix
BigFix can help organizations speed the implementation of CIS Controls, a set of best practices to block security attacks and establish a better defense posture.Download Guide
Reduce Software Costs
Reduce software costs by identifying unused or underused licenses, and dramatically reducing the time required to conduct a comprehensive software asset inventory.
Maintain Software Audit Readiness and Compliance with BigFix Inventory
Software compliance audits can be burdensome and costly for IT organizations already strapped for time. BigFix inventory can speed inventory time, prove license compliance, and provide usage information to improve software allocation.Read Blog
BigFix Inventory is Equivalent to ILMT
BigFix Inventory is validated equivalent to the IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT), ensuring IBM license compliance and reducing the possibility of non-compliance fines.Read Blog
Patch cycles, inclusive of remediation of failed patches, are often long and labor intensive. BigFix helps speed patch cycles by providing pre-build Fixlets for many operating systems and third-party applications. The BigFix autopatch capability specifically speeds initial testing of patches.
The Continuous Wave of Critical Windows Patches Emphasizes the Need for Speed and Automation
Critical Windows vulnerabilities require fast and effective patching. Understand patching best practices to prevent cyberattacks.Read Blog
BigFix Patching Best Practices for Existing Users
Implementing patching best practices will drive efficiency, eliminate disruptions during your patch cycles, and help keep your endpoints secure.Watch the Video
Implementing power management across all managed desktops can reduce power consumption, energy costs, and security risk.
Power Management is Still Relevant
Power management has gained renewed interest to many IT and security organizations. BigFix Lifecycle can reduce the threat landscape while saving energy.Read Blog
BigFix helped Penn State save Energy
Penn State acquired BigFix for their Desktop Power Management Initiative, which helped reduce power consumption by more than 287,000 kWh ($24,620) per year.Read Case Study