Core Suite Features

Key Suite Feature

Benefit

Modular, Extensible Architecture

  • Scalable, enterprise-class architecture grows with your business, providing secure management of all endpoints in small as well as larger, distributed and highly complex IT infrastructures.

Performance and Scalability

  • This extensible platform utilizes a single infrastructure that ultimately reduces your TCO.

Single, Resilient Agent for Stability and Control

  • Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite utilizes a single agent architecture with modularly delivered product capabilities to eliminate agent bloat and simplify upgrades.
  • Self-monitoring and recovery capabilities ensure continuous agent availability and control despite any unforeseen system health issues.

Improves Operational Security

  • The Lumension agent is modular, easy-to-deploy and tamper-resistant.

Immediate Policy Updates and Actions

  • Delivers near real-time policy and event updates between server and agents, enabling immediate endpoint management.

Take Any Action in Real Time

  • Securely provides the efficiency and near real-time interaction without relying on Push technology (currently available in all product modules except Lumension® Patch and Remediation). .

Role-based Access Control

Provides granular control of groups and domains.

  • Enables different users to have distinct views and system access dependent on their role or security level in the company.

Simplified, Secure and Flexible Console Access

  • Safeguards sensitive information and prevents user errors potentially caused by unauthorized user access.

Active Directory Integration and Synchronization

  • Supports domains, user groups, and individual users set up in Active Directory.
  • Schedulable AD Sync wizard harmonizes the infrastructure set-up.

Reduces IT Operations Time and Effort

  • Reduces setup and maintenance of users and user groups by leveraging definitions in existing Active Directory.

Enhanced Asset Discovery and Agent Deployment

  • Scans the environment for endpoints, providing comprehensive visibility into both managed and unmanaged systems.
  • Deploys agents to unmanaged systems interactively, automatically or on a scheduled basis.

Improved Visibility and Security Posture

  • Always know what’s connected to your network with discovery and agent deployment for both physical and virtual environments.

Virtual Infrastructure Aware

  • Comprehensive inventory management system identifies all virtual systems in your environment.
  • Virtual awareness provides confidence in successfully managing your virtual datacenter infrastructure.

Increases Your Visibility and Security Posture

  • Enables you to manage both physical and virtual systems within the same endpoint management solution.

Installation Manager

Simplifies Upgrade, Addition, and Removal of Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite modules.

  • Easy upgrades: Integrated application that easily identifies licensed modules and new upgrades available for installation.
  • Safe installations and upgrades: Ensures compatibility between feature/server module versions through installation suites.

Reduces Operational TCO

  • Supplies a view of all licensed modules in the entire environment.
  • Reduces the time and effort IT staff needs for software upgrades by simplifying Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite module installations, uninstalls, and upgrades across the environment. .

Reporting

  • Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite offers multiple predefined on-board report templates that list and/or depict data collected during network management.
  • Data included in Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite reports range from general (endpoints, discovery scan jobs) to highly detailed (operating systems installed on network endpoint).
  • Reports vary by product modules installed.

Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite Integrated Reporting Capabilities

  • Provides comprehensive visibility into the endpoint environment and delivers critical feedback to the business regarding performance, endpoint events, security posture, ROI, etc.

Enhanced Wake-on-LAN

  • Enables wake capability for devices that have been powered down as part of power conservation policies.
  • Devices can be commanded to “wake up” at any given time, e.g. to deploy a highly critical patch or urgent software update as part of the Lumension® Patch and Remediation module.
  • Promotable agent architecture allows any agent to be easily converted and act as a relay to broadcast WOL packages throughout your IT environment.

Improves Security Posture for Offline Machines While Reducing IT Power Consumption

  • Eliminates blind spots in ongoing network maintenance and ensures that offline machines receive critical updates, patches and software updates during maintenance windows.
  • Ensures the attainment of maximum energy efficiency when used with power policies viaLumension® Content Wizard.

Intelligently Designed, Workflow-based Console

  • Single, Integrated Web-based Management Console provides full visibility and control of the entire endpoint environment and reduces security gaps.
  • Advanced Usability Features - column multi-sorting and resizing, customizable dashboard and persistence, widgets.
  • Optimized Pre-defined Content Filters allow you to quickly locate content via pre-defined views right from the top navigation. .

Simplifies and Optimizes IT Operations

  • Eases the administration via a workflow-based navigation and an intuitive management console.

Flexible Policy Management

Granular control over agent behavior by applying agent policies consistently across multiple groups.

  • Actively manage your endpoint community.
  • Secure agent communication via SSL.
  • Agent Hardening provides tamper resistance and uninstall protection of the endpoint. .

Optimizes IT Operations

Ensures a more efficient, consistent, and secure process of applying agent policies.

  • Provides consistency across agent groups with a more efficient process of applying agent policies.
  • Enables easy management of agent policies in complex environments.

Remote Systems Management/System Tools

  • Access remote control tools, such as Microsoft Remote Desktop (RDP), VNC, PuTTY, as well as diagnostic tools, such as PING and NSLOOKUP, directly from the Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite management console without needing to know the DNS or IP address.
  • Extend remote management tools access to help desk personnel to provide remote assistance without incurring additional fees.

Reduces Your TCO and Simplifies Remote Troubleshooting

  • Leverages your investment in Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite and provides direct access to basic connectivity troubleshooting tools.

Notifications

  • Customize Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite to send automatic email notifications for specific endpoint events or system errors, such as:
    • New agent version available.
    • New agent registration.
    • License management (upcoming license expiration/renewal).

Reduces Time and Resource Impact Spent on Alerts

  • Automates email notifications to reduce impact on IT from manually sending notifications.

Relational, Dynamic Views of Inventory and Content

  • Relational context between inventory and content create powerful and flexible endpoint views and groupings.
  • Flexibility to create ad-hoc groups that populate automatically based on any inherited or assigned endpoint attribute.

Creates IT Efficiencies

  • Provides intelligent and custom endpoint views and groupings that improve IT efficiencies.

Effective Inventory Management

  • Provides an extensive inventorying capability covering hardware, network, operating systems, services, and installed software.

Improves Visibility of IT Environment

  • Increases your security posture and operational savings with effective inventory management. .