IT Challenges: Software Deployment and Application Service Delivery
The following is an excerpt from a new eBook By Brien Posey, Microsoft MVP, “Requirements for Selecting a Universal Enterprise App Store”
Although application life cycle management has always been challenging for enterprise IT, software deployment and application service delivery tasks have become far more complex over the last few years. This increase in complexity can be attributed directly to the consumerization of IT. It wasn’t really all that long ago that most large organizations provided standardized desktop systems for their employees. Although the desktop hardware wasn’t usually consistent across the organization, the desktop operating system, patches, and base configuration typically was. For example, an organization might have chosen Windows 7 with SP1 as the standard desktop operating system for their employees.
Today there is really no such thing as a standard endpoint device. While many organizations do still maintain standards for enterprise desktops,…
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