Santa Clara, California – (The Hosting News) – January 15, 2008 – Management software for unified communications and collaborative infrastructure, and web hosting application firm, Ensim Corporation, has released an upgrade to its Unify Enterprise Edition application.
Version 1.5 of Unify Enterprise, offers enhanced user management and customization features, in order to maximize productivity. With this upgrade, Ensim Unify brings new functionality to enterprises looking to optimize their IT infrastructure, increase the security and control of Exchange deployments and enable a mobile workforce.
Davis Truong, Senior Systems Engineer at CashEdge online financial institution provider, part of Deloitte Technology 500 noted, ”Deploying Ensim Unify has allowed my team to automate most of our change management requests, which has driven down our operational costs. Furthermore, we are able to increase employee productivity by giving them basic administration rights for tasks such as password reset and distribution list management.”
Ensim Unify Enterprise Edition is a comprehensive system-management software solution that allows enterprises to easily automate provisioning and change requests within their unified communications infrastructure. Available for Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange and mobility applications, Unify helps organizations significantly reduce operational costs while increasing IT and employee productivity. Its template-driven management interface enables IT to automate both simple and complex tasks, as well as offer delegated administration to employees.
Key features of the 1.5 release include:
Quick Start Wizard for Administrators: Ensim Unify Enterprise now offers a quick-start, step-by-step wizard designed to help system administrators perform post-installation configuration tasks to ensure full functionality is available to administrators.
Enhanced User Management : With the latest version, system administrators can select default groups for a user when creating the user account, lock down user templates, manage user attributes (such as home directory path, home drive letter, profile path, and logon script path), move user accounts from one OU location to another, list a userâ€™s group memberships, check availability of a requested user name, and customize the list of user attributes being managed by Unify.
Improved OU Management: Ensim Unify now provides a simplified OU management. The OU structure in Active Directory and any updates to the OU hierarchy are automatically synchronized with Unify.
Additionally, administrators can now select the OU location during the provisioning process when creating users, groups or contacts.
Simplified Role Customizations: Using Unifyâ€™s simplified web-based UI, system administrators can customize and manage administrative rights according to each admin role in just a few simple clicks.
More Configuration Options: System administrators can configure Unify according to their internal business policies. Once configured, Unify will automatically apply these policies for each defined business process, including user account, user termination and permanent termination settings, group membership, archiving user account, and archiving user home folder and data.
New Web Services API: The new version of Unify Enterprise features an improved web services API for seamless integration with an enterpriseâ€™s existing systems.
Francois Depayras, Vice President of Marketing and Alliances at Ensim Corporation remarked, ”Enterprises that align their IT strategies with their business needs are better positioned for competitive growth and differentiation. The latest version of our Unify Enterprise Edition provides enterprises with a powerful solution that allows them to quickly deploy and run an extensible platform that addresses all of their provisioning, automation and IT infrastructure needs at a more predictable cost than they could deliver themselves.”
Founded in 1998, Ensim Corporation is a provider of management software for unified communications and collaboration infrastructure. Ensim products are used by service providers and enterprises worldwide to accelerate and enable deployment of integrated solutions, simplify and automate secure management of complex environments, and increase user and IT productivity. Ensim is Microsoft Gold Certified, and maintains strategic partnerships with many leading infrastructure vendors including Research In Motion (BlackBerry), Hewlett-Packard, Accenture, Siemens and BroadSoft. For more information, contact Ensim at 1-877-693-6746 or 1-408-496-3700 outside the United States.
To learn more about Ensim Unify Enterprise Edition 1.5, please vist: http://get.ensim.com.
For more information about Ensim, please visit: www.ensim.com.