SOURCE: Persistent Systems

Persistent Systems

June 13, 2013 09:16 ET

Persistent Systems Delivers on HPCA Licensing Agreement, Launches Radia Client Automation at HP® Discover 2013

Solution Solves BYOD Complexity, Enables Enterprises to Attain Desired-State Management of Physical and Virtual Endpoint Devices

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Jun 13, 2013) -  HP® Discover 2013 -- Persistent Systems (BOMBAY: PERSISTENT) (NSE: PERSISTENT), the global leader in software product and technology services, today announced the immediate availability of Radia Client Automation 9.0 at the HP® Discover 2013 conference; Persistent Systems is located in booth #4356 at the conference. A highly scalable solution, Radia Client Automation enables large enterprises to attain desired-state management of the entire lifecycle of their physical and virtual endpoint devices, resolving the complexities associated with BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Today's announcement delivers on Persistent Systems' strategic agreement with HP to license its Client Automation software, invest in its development, and extend all existing aspects of the product including Mac support and Mobile Device Management (MDM) functionality. In accordance with the agreement, HP will resell Persistent Systems' branded Radia Client Automation solution.

A highly scalable solution, Radia Client Automation enables consistent management of virtual and physical client devices, automating operating system deployments and upgrades, patch management, application software deployment, application usage monitoring, security, compliance and remote system management for cost effective and optimal IT efficiency.

"Since our initial announcement, Persistent Systems and HP have worked side-by-side to release Radia Client Automation," said Nara Rajagopalan, Chief Product Officer, Persistent Systems, Inc. "Existing HP Client Automation customers and other enterprises that are looking for end-point automation solutions can now license this software directly from Persistent Systems or from HP."

Key new features in Radia Client Automation 9.0 include:

Mobile Device Management
The ability to publish mobile applications, entitle these applications to mobile devices, and conduct audits to collect the latest inventory details. Radia Client Automation 9.0 supports Android and iOS-based mobile devices.

Enhanced Role-based Access Control
Enhanced reporting and dashboard capabilities for access control framework providing more granular access control level for performing administrative tasks. Enterprises can now assign the capabilities of a role to specific targets. Targets determine an OU (Organizational Unit) or a group of managed devices on which users can perform the capabilities assigned to them based on their roles.

Full support for Windows 8
Complete management of Windows 8 end-point devices, OS migration from Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 to Windows 8 and the preservation of user data and settings during OS migration.

Support for IPv6 on HPCA Agent
Support for Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) for external communication among Core, Satellite and Agent technology on Windows systems. The internal communication among these components takes place using IPv4.

Management of Internet Devices
Inventory, software deployment, patching, and vulnerabilities management of devices outside the corporate network.

Enhanced Patch Management
Scanning of managed devices for any vulnerability for Adobe and Java vendors and the remediation of the vulnerable devices.

OS Management
Support for capturing and deploying Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 (WES7) images on HP thin clients. Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 and SUSE Linux Enterprise 11.

Existing HPCA clients can upgrade to Radia Client Automation 9.0 by contacting radiasupport@persistentsys.com. To learn more, please visit: http://www.persistentsys.com/PersistentIP/RadiaClientAutomation.aspx

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About Persistent Systems:
Persistent Systems (BOMBAY: PERSISTENT) (NSE: PERSISTENT) is a global company specializing in software product and technology services. For over two decades, Persistent has consistently been selected as the trusted innovation partner for the world's largest technology brands, leading enterprises and pioneering start-ups. Persistent has a global team of more than 6,750 employees worldwide including offices and delivery centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. Persistent develops best-in-class solutions in key next-generation technology areas including Analytics, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Mobility and Social, for the telecommunications, life sciences, healthcare, and banking & financial services verticals. For more information, please visit: http://www.persistentsys.com.

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Contact Information

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    Rashmi Joshi
    Persistent Systems Ltd.
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