Leverkusen, November 15, 2007: The question is more and more the focus of client management for innovative workplace concepts. This results, in particular, that IT managers need to find on the one hand intelligent responses to the considerably increased demands and on the other hand economically more favourable conditions. So, for example, two-thirds of the companies describe the Administration conditions for their distributed systems as unsatisfactory, in more than every fourth case they prepared them even worried. Robert Gerhards, Managing Director of the consulting firm Centracon, describes eight theses future characteristics of client management: 1 the architectural concepts get a Makeover: companies need solutions for client management, which offer entirely new strategic options with easy to integrate methods and at the same time relieve their resources. The central or virtual deployment of applications and jobs allows in contrast to the classical concepts of architecture Modularization, which today mostly inflexible mapping is broken up by applications and job creation.
2. the growing demand for mobility employees take into account: Because the companies market demands an increasing mobile use of staff, the future of the IT workplace leads away from the previously rigid, local models and to flexible conditions with low infrastructure dependency. As a result, it will be possible that the employees both within the company on any job creation as well as external partners, suppliers and customers to their applications and data can be accessed. At least three of the five companies have a significantly growing demand for mobile and device-independent jobs. 3. clients must be slim: a variety of basic and special applications is currently mostly an excessive complexity of workplace systems. Two-thirds of the managers complain, that is on their local systems in the average to many applications are. Clients representing smart an answer that with its limited but individually tailored software portfolio generate lower maintenance expenses, are joyful migration and offer a significantly higher economic efficiency as a result.