World’s second largest computer maker Dell shipped on Thursday a brand new asset management appliance, aimed at small and medium size businesses (SMB).
According to Dell, the new offering named Kace M300, will assist SMBs in lowering their expenditures for the management of hardware and software significantly.
The Kace M300 is the first ever appliance in the company’s new M-series product line up for 200 seats that monitors changes brought in to software as well as hardware configurations.
Dell’s chief technology officer at the Kace unit, Marty Kacin brags that the new appliance will prove to be quite vital for businesses in reducing their IT workforce, usually hired for taking care of such tasks.
"Keeping track of user access and credentials can be an onerous and complicated task," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, PC World reports.
"If a small company has a lot of software patching that is manually distributed, this [device] ... may have less value," he added.
King further added that with a decent starting price-tag of US$2,498, the M300 is well suited for the needs of small and medium businesses.