Optimized client management at Loewe: efficient migration from Symantec LiveState delivery to the baramundi management suite lion manufactures and sells televisions, DVD recorders and Hi-Fi systems and complete home cinema systems. The manufacturer of entertainment electronics technological highlights include televisions with integrated hard disk recorder and the reception capability for digital television as well as extremely flat plasma and LCD TV. The revenue of the listed company which was founded in 1923 in Berlin 2007 amounted to around 370 million euros, half on international markets has been achieved. Lion, headquartered in Kronach, Bavaria, has about 1,000 employees. Like any modern company lion relies on an efficient IT infrastructure. The distribution and management of all software products of that are used in the company are among the main tasks of the IT administration. As new applications are installed old software to replace or the vault of company-specific applications based on new Requirements to complement. What is manually possible for smaller companies with several hundred PC workstations requires automated procedures to keep track and to accelerate the implementation.
Usually special client management solutions in companies to undertake this task. Necessary replacement of old client management solution in the IT Department of lion was the product for this purpose until end of 2007 iCommand ON technology in use. The acquisition by Symantec and the in the meantime no longer current state of the software at that time resulted in considering whether the product now at all still should be used under the name LiveState delivery on sale. After Symantec had acquired also the competitors of Altiris, the company announced that no further develop LiveState delivery. Thus, Windows Vista accounted for customers including the indispensable today, but in the long term, in particular compatibility with the Microsoft operating system. For Lion, the need arose thus for a new client management solution, which in addition to Microsoft Office also business standard software such as SAP or graphics programs, about Photoshop, should be managed.