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ALTIRIS AND FUJITSU SIEMENS COMPUTERS LAUNCH DESKVIEW 10.1 CLIENT MANAGEMENT SOLUTION AND NEW MANAGEIT SUITES

  • 24 June, 2004 17:05

<p>~ Fujitsu Siemens Computers now offers ManageIT Suites based on Altiris® client management solutions to automate Windows migration and ongoing PC management and announces availability of DeskView 10.1 ~</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia -- June 23, 2004 -- Altiris, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRS), a pioneer of IT lifecycle management solutions that reduce the total cost of owning IT resources, today announced that Fujitsu Siemens Computers and Altiris have teamed to integrate DeskView 10.1 client management software, developed by Fujitsu Siemens Computers, into the new Altiris® 6 management infrastructure. The product is now available.</p>
<p>"We are committed to helping our customers reduce costs through improved client management," said Andreas Thimmel, Vice President Business Clients, Fujitsu Siemens Computers. "We have chosen to base our new DeskView client management solution on leading Altiris management technology. This joint solution provides our customers with reliable, efficient and integrated management for Fujitsu Siemens Computers client systems. Designed to help minimise TCO, DeskView provides our customers built-in, centralised automation for initial PC deployments and migrations, and ongoing support tasks like remote control and software delivery."</p>
<p>The Fujitsu Siemens Computers and Altiris have developed:</p>
<p>Fujitsu Siemens Computers DeskView 10.1 based on Altiris technology: DeskView and Altiris solutions combine to provide detailed Fujitsu Siemens Computers client data and management capabilities, such as comprehensive hardware inventory and monitoring, remote BIOS management, and power management.</p>
<p>The new ManageIT Suites: Altiris IT lifecycle management functionality is now available to Fujitsu Siemens Computers customers as ManageIT Suites and include a single data repository, automated software and task management and cross-vendor hardware and software inventory, all available from a single Web-based management console.</p>
<p>The Suites are based on Altiris software and help customers save time and money on dedicated client management tasks. For example, the ManageIT Suite Migration integrates and automates functions like Windows 2000 or XP deployment, migration of unique end-user data, settings and configurations, ongoing software delivery and patch management. The ManageIT Suite Controlling enhances the functionality of the ManageIT Suite Migration with additional features like extended software inventory, application metering and remote control.</p>
<p>Geoff Masters, Vice President,Altiris Asia Pacific, said, we are looking forward to working with Fujitsu Siemens to be able to help customers reduce the cost of IT lifecycle management by improving the manageability of the full-line of Fujitsu Siemens Computers client hardware. "By teaming with Fujitsu Siemens, we will be able to create world-class solutions that include both server and client hardware management from a single management
console."</p>
<p>Fujitsu Siemens Computers distributes Altiris IT lifecycle management solutions to customers through its distribution channels. The Altiris management solution also provides server deployment and server management capabilities for the Fujitsu Siemens Computers PRIMERGY Server line.</p>
<p>LICENSING AND AVAILABILITY
Fujitsu Siemens Computers DeskView 10.1 and ManageIT Suites, based on the Altiris 6 infrastructure, are now available for download from http://www.fujitsu-siemens.com/manageability For more information or to contact your local Altiris representative, please visit http://www.altiris.com/sales/</p>
<p>-- Screenshots available upon request --</p>
<p>ABOUT ALTIRIS
Altiris, Inc. is a pioneer of IT lifecycle management software that allows organisations to easily manage desktops, notebooks, thin clients, handhelds, industry-standard servers, and heterogeneous software including Windows, Linux and UNIX. Altiris automates and simplifies IT projects throughout the life of an asset to help reduce the cost and complexity of management. Altiris client and mobile, server, and asset management solutions natively integrate via a common Web-based console and repository. For more information, visit www.altiris.com</p>
<p>ABOUT FUJITSU SIEMENS COMPUTERS:
Fujitsu Siemens Computers is the leading European IT provider with a responsible strategic focus on next-generation Mobility and Business Critical Computing products, services and solutions. With a portfolio of exceptional depth, our offering extends from handhelds through desktops to enterprise-class IT infrastructure solutions. Fujitsu Siemens Computers has a strong presence in all key markets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Leveraging the strengths, innovation and global reach of our joint shareholders, Fujitsu Limited and Siemens AG, we make sure we meet the needs of customers: large corporations, small and medium enterprises and private users. For more information on Fujitsu Siemens Computers, please visit: www.fujitsu-siemens.com</p>
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<p>Altiris is a registered trademark of Altiris, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries. Fujitsu Siemens Computers names or products mentioned are or may be trademarks of Fujitsu Siemens Computers.</p>
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David Sanday
Bowes Communications
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email: David.Sanday@BowesPR.com</p>

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