Author: Don Hite

Reduce the Risk of Mobile Apps in the Enterprise

By Christian Hindre', EMEA Sales Director, Flexera Software Translated from an article on www.itrnews.com Encouraged by widespread BYOD approaches, more and more mobile applications connect to enterprise systems and corporate data, without CIOs and IT leaders being aware. This risk was recently illustrated by the case of Flashlight App. The free app, which enables the smartphone to use the flash a...

Universal Enterprise App Store – The Real World Benefits

The following article originally appeared on www.enterprisetech.com July 14, 2015 by Alison Diana Bargains Abound at Enterprise App Stores With more than 1.5 million Android apps and over 1.4 million iOS apps for users to choose from, IT departments at BYOD organizations face an impossible support task. Yet the old days of curtailing employee choice and standardizing on one software program for ea...

Another One Bites The Dust: Windows Server 2003 4/24/2003 – 7/14/2015

Here is a collection of blogs and resources that we have created to help educate organizations on the options for migrating Windows Server 2003.

Achieve 100% Application Recognition

Today’s digital business is run on software, and ensuring employees have access to applications that work as expected on the devices they choose is critical. Preparing applications which are risk free and ready for the latest deployment types is essential to being application ready. However, the Application Readiness process is more than just packaging applications for deployment, considerat...

Top Questions and Answers from InstallShield 2015 What’s New Webinar

Questions from the recent What's New in InstallShield 2015 webinar reflected the upcoming Microsoft updates to Windows 10, Visual Studio 2015 and the new SHA-256 certificate requirements. Here, we're presenting the top webinar questions and answers as well as sharing resource links to help you stay seamlessly productive when you use InstallShield 2015. When will InstallShield for Visual Studio 201...

Application Readiness: Are You Ready for Windows 10?

Learn how adopting continuous Application Readiness best practices and technology can automate the application deployment processes for fast, efficient and effective service delivery of ongoing Windows updates.

Installation Case Study: BEA Systems Saves Development Time with InstallAnywhere

BEA Systems is a leading e-business infrastructure software company with more than 10,000 customers around the world, including the majority of the Fortune Global 500. The award-winning BEA WebLogic® Server is the industry’s leading application server, delivering scalability, flexibility,
and reliability to the world’s most sophisticated e-business applications. The company h...

Share this Video—the Business Story Behind Installation Software

Warning! This is not a software demo video. In fact, there’s no demo at all. It’s a business story of how today’s installation software helped a company grow. It’s perfect for sharing with others to make a business case or simply to explain how to solve web, cloud, virtualization, and multiplatform installation needs. Watch what Bob and his engineers at the fictional Succes...

Using an Enterprise App Store to Shine a Light on Shadow IT

Shadow IT represents the way that the business is making technology decisions independent of the internal IT support teams. With the adoption of cloud and SaaS-based applications, it has become very easy for the business to exclude IT in their technology planning, sourcing, and execution. We must look for ways to move faster. The only way to do this is to collaborate with the business in solving...

Just a Reminder…Webinars about New Installation Features

If time has slipped by and you haven’t looked at the webinars for InstallShield 2014 or InstallAnywhere 2014, here’s a reminder to catch up on the latest features that you might have missed. InstallShield 2014 What's New Webinar Installing web applications to Microsoft Azure and Microsoft IIS using Microsoft Web Deploy Designing DPE-aware installations for an optimized user experience ...

Microsoft SCCM – new version will be released to support Windows 10

Brad Anderson, corporate vice president of program management for Microsoft's Windows Server and System Center Group, recently gave a keynote address at the 2015 System Center Universe in Dallas. He assured the audience that Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is the on-premise PC management solution of choice for Miscrosoft

InstallAnywhere Tip: How to Specify Native or Swing Resources

The InstallAnywhere $IA_BROWSE_FOLDERS$ variable controls whether InstallAnywhere installers will use Swing or Native resources to render the Browse for Folder dialog box (also called the Select Folder dialog box). This distinction is important when localizing an installer. Native—When the $IA_BROWSE_FOLDERS$ variable is set to Native, the installer renders a Browse for Folder dialog box tha...

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