Movado Group Inc. is a premiere watchmaker that designs, manufactures, and distributes watches for nine of the best recognized brands. Movado Group Inc. is headquartered in New Jersey and Switzerland and has multiple sales and distribution offices around the world. In total, Movado Group employs over 1300 employees.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Wolverton Securities Ltd. is a leading independent, full-service financial services firm with offices across Western Canada and serving clients throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Established in 1910, Wolverton has been providing its clients with a wide range of financial products and solutions to help them attain their financial goals for more than 100 years.
Apex Companies, LLC is a leading national water resources and environmental services consulting and engineering firm dedicated to providing private and public sector clients with full-service, single-source solutions for routine and complex projects. For more than 20 years, Apex has delivered an extensive platform of services to a broad mix of private and public sector clients—from energy companies, manufacturers, retailers, and real estate developers to insurance companies and municipal governments.
Indian Prairie is the third largest school district in Illinois, encompassing forty-six square miles, including portions of Naperville, Aurora, Bolingbrook and Plainfield. With 7000 desktops, 2500 laptops, running several thousand applications spread out over 35 locations, including mobile laptop users, Indian Prairie’s IT team supporting its desktop application infrastructure is stretched to the limit
Douglas County Libraries makes every effort to adhere to best practices guidelines for desktop management set forth by the federal government, which is important to them even as a county governmental agency. Of particular importance to them is the U.S. Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB), formerly known as the Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC), which continues to be one of the most successful governmental IT programs aimed at helping to increase security, reduce costs while creating a more well managed and secure desktop environment. The driving force behind these mandates is the principle of creating a least privileges environment. That is granting end users only those privileges needed to get their job done and allowing continued business productivity.
Founded in 1990, the herein referenced company has over 106 locations globally and provides responsive engineering services and technical support to its customers worldwide. The company provides simulation based tools and services for training, mission planning, rehearsal, after action reviews, virtual reality command and control, and engineering analysis. Key competencies include Information Technology, Homeland Security including support for the development of Chemical and Biological defensive systems, Training and Education including Distributed/Distance Learning, development of Decision Support Systems, Modeling and Simulation, Systems Engineering, and Software Engineering
EagleMed, LLC is a Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Services (CAMTS) accredited critical care transport service. EagleMed, and its sister companies Air Evac Lifeteam and Med-Trans Corporation, collaborate with leading hospital systems, medical centers and EMS agencies to offer improved access to emergency medical care. With its primary headquarters and vast remote bases to support, EagleMed’s IT department was extremely challenged and time constrained managing an estimated 50 unique applications installed on these remote endpoints.
Taking as its motto “Emphasis Excellence,” Kilgore College promotes high quality in all of its operations: teaching and learning which lead to certificates and associate degrees, administrative and educational support services, and public service. This commitment to excellence extends directly to Kilgore’s Information Technology team. They support approximately 1100 desktops and 200 laptops with a user base spread out over the main campus in Kilgore and its second campus in Longview Texas.
With over 700 desktops and laptops, running multiple configurations and nearly 400 applications, most of which are customized to some extent, Kansas City, Missouri's prestigious law firm, Lathrop & Gage, has its share of desktop support challenges...
These days, 75% of EvensonBest's users are mobile with laptops, thus a different way to provide support is required. Mobile computers need to constantly connect back to EvensonBest through various high-speed connections including Public WIFI in hotels, airports, which bring about an additional layer of risk from man-in-the-middle attacks, malware and information theft strikes. To stop these incidents, the IT group started locking down the computers so that only approved applications could run to protect against zero-day atacks...
Interphase’s IT department is faced with the classic pain points related to desktop management. Recently the firm made the decision to remove administrator rights on all of its PCs. While this allowed for tighter control over the desktop environment, they faced escalating complaints from end users and an increase in support requests
As a managed service provider offering unlimited IT support for small to medium size enterprises, the goal of JP Merc and Co. is to provide exceptional IT services while juggling multiple customers with any number of desktop and application configurations. At our present growth rate, we expect to be managing more than 2000 desktops by 2010 year-end. Our new frontier is to maximize efficiencies at the desktop-level, and the tools we had in place weren't targeting the challenges that present at the PC level.