Through the central Altiris console, IT administrators can remotely and simultaneously perform a variety of tasks across many different groups of IT assets. These functions include:

  • Detailed hardware/software inventories
  • Compliance scanning and remediation (for SOX, FISMA, HIPAA, etc.)
  • Software license tracking
  • Bare metal system deployment or migration
  • Remote control
  • Device discovery and topology mapping
  • Extensive, graphical reporting across a configuration management database (CMDB)
  • Deployment of patches and updates
  • Deployment of software packages
  • Helpdesk management (incident creation/management,
  • Service and asset management
  • Contract management
  • And many more