The healthcare industry has seen a large increase in the number of endpoints over the past decade. With stringent HIPAA requirements for security and compliance, end point management is a key component to a modern healthcare IT strategy. IBM's Endpoint Management solution - BigFix - is engineered to provide the planning, provisioning, and control your organization needs to manage risk and boost overall performance, while saving on IT administration time and cost.
The modular solution gives your team the features it needs to provide robust planning and control across a wide variery of endpoints. Some of the key components to this end point management solution include:
- Patch Management
- Power Management
- Lifecycle Management
- Security and Compliance
- Software Use Analysis
- Server Automation
- Mobile Devices
Security and Compliance Overview
Security and compliance components give continuous monitoring, threat protection, and the tools for optimal incident response and remediation. Continuous compliance is the core goal, and the IBM BigFix suite can help your team accomplish that feat. With best of breed components developed in house and through the acquisition of several leading solutions, IBM BigFix is the ideal solution to ensure security and compliance across your end points and devices.
With robust reporting features IBM BigFix enables your IT Administrators to provide usage, compliance, and risk information through automated reporting routines, drastically reducing the amount of time pulling and assembling reports.
The lifecycle management module helps streamline asset discovery, software distribution and power management, from the moment your devices join your network to the day you decide to phase out older technology. Patch management enables your applications to stay up to date and compliant with ease.
Using a single server, single agent architecture, BigFix will continuously monitor all devices associated with your environment. Rules and exceptions can be established as needed to help route the right help for the right kind of exception, ensuring your IT staff are allocated efficiently to address any issues that may arise.