Empowering IT Resource Management Automation
The rapid growth of digital business, cloud, and hybrid IT has made the need for automated desktop configuration management as urgent as ever. Organizations are looking for ways to control and monitor their large fleets of desktops, laptops, and kiosks in a way that promotes productivity and reduces risk.
As IT resource fleets expand, organizations must accommodate the needs of a variety of employee roles, manage different operating systems, and eliminate new security threats. Chef Desktop is designed to not only automate configuration management for your heterogeneous IT resource fleet, but also use automation to ensure assets in your fleet are always compliant with necessary security and compliance protocols.
Improve Efficiency While Reducing Risk Across IT Resources
Chef Desktop allows IT resource managers to automate the deployment, management, and secure maintenance of any large fleet of IT resources – such as laptops, desktops, and kiosk workstations – from a centralized location. Chef Desktop applies lessons learned from agile and DevOps practices to IT resource management, enabling new levels of efficiency, scale, and risk management. Instead of point-and-click, manual configuration, desired state is defined in code, and can be reliably and repeatedly applied to the fleet. Best of all, Chef Desktop comes with the code already written, with curated content to audit and harden popular laptop and desktop operating systems. This approach helps IT resource managers gain value immediately while maintaining ultimate flexibility to meet enterprise-specific needs. With Chef Desktop, organizations can gain control over IT resources, ease the management burden, and ensure compliance to minimize risk.
Chef Desktop Key Benefits
Gain control over IT resources
Apply consistent, flexible policy-driven configuration and maintain visibility into fleet-wide status.
Drive efficiency through automation
Automate tasks, eliminate time-consuming manual processes, and reduce costs for managing any large fleet of desktops and laptops.
Reduce security and compliance risk
Maintain continuous compliance by auditing and remediating against industry standards.
Gain Control, Efficiency, and Security with Chef Desktop. Choose What Works Best for Your Organization:
Chef Desktop Management:
Chef Desktop Management software is a customizable and extensible solution that allows organizations to manage their enterprise-wide IT resources (laptop, desktop, kiosk) through automation, regardless of operating system. It helps teams eliminate manual processes and gain continuous visibility into the configuration state of IT resources across the enterprise using a single tool. This eliminates mistakes and time wasted arising from manual processes, thereby increasing organizational velocity.Learn more about Chef Desktop Management
Chef Desktop Compliance:
Besides fleet configuration management, Chef Desktop Compliance enables continuous compliance auditing against Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmarks that can be tuned to enterprise- or role-specific needs to reduce risks that naturally arise from distributed, heterogeneous IT resource fleets. Issues can be remediated automatically or flagged for follow-up, as needed. And Chef Desktop Compliance can be flexibly deployed to address unique needs such as air-gapped environments and other non-traditional setups.Learn more about Chef Desktop Compliance