OSA’s NetDeploy Leverages Active Directory
- By Scott Bekker
Open Software Associates announced the availability of
NetDeploy Global, a suite of software management and deployment products and
services based on Microsoft Active Directory.
NetDeploy Global manages software on local networks and over
the Internet for remote offices, mobile workers, and the extended enterprise.
NetDeploy allows organizations to utilize Windows 2000 and Active Directory
even in highly heterogeneous environments.
NetDeploy Global bases management on software usage profiles
and deployment policies scalable from the individual user to the enterprise. It
covers the entire application lifecycle, including acquisition into the
corporate software warehouse, pre-release testing, publishing by policy,
self-healing installation, automatic updating, reporting, and eventual
NetDeploy Global stores deployment metadata in the Active Directory
and provides policy editing within Microsoft’s Group Policy. The software
operates securely through firewalls, and includes a number of defined service
Contact OSA, (603) 886-4330, www.osa.com.
Scott Bekker is editor in chief of Redmond Channel Partner magazine.