Chapter 4: End User Device Management

The device management model has been static for many years within enterprises. Before the advancement of some of the currently utilized enterprise device management tools, companies were challenged with efficiently deploying a consistently configured device to their users.

Companies may have utilized out-of-the-box images with the layering of Group Policy or even scripts to pre-configure specific settings for users. For many, this evolved into standalone imaging tools that allowed the organization to capture a pre-configured image or baseline that could be pushed out to new devices as part of a deployment. Traditionally, these methods were extremely time-consuming and resource-intense on organizations but ...

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