Smith Anderson Meets Endpoint Security Needs with Absolute Secure Endpoint
With Absolute Secure Endpoint, Smith Anderson Simplifies its Asset Management
Smith Anderson is a full-service business and litigation law firm serving regional, national and global companies, with more than one-third of its attorneys having joined from national and international firms. Anchored by more than a century of providing innovative legal solutions, businesses can expect client service excellence, partner-level attention and a highly experienced and deep bench of support at favorable local market rates.
Simplifying Asset Management
The firm operates in a hybrid IT infrastructure, integrating Microsoft Office 365 into an on-premise environment, with plans to deploy Microsoft Intune. Because of this structure, Smith Anderson’s IT team required an asset management solution that could operate seamlessly under this IT model, keeping their devices and data protected. In addition, Smith Anderson needed to ensure that this solution could also report on the encryption status across all of their devices for insurance purposes.
How They Did It
Protected Devices and Data Provide Peace of Mind
Dell introduced Smith Anderson to the Absolute Secure Endpoint solution. The implementation was seamless and integrated easily into the firm’s IT model; the whole fleet was deployed with the solution in less than two days. Smith Anderson’s IT team stated that the Absolute Secure Endpoint console was simple, easy, and intuitive, allowing for seamless management of all the organization’s endpoints, as well as peace of mind that their devices and data are safe.
Remotely Manage Devices and Easily Prove Encryption
In addition to simplifying the management of the firm’s assets, Absolute Secure Endpoint provides the necessary reports to prove each device’s encryption status. This ensures that should a device be missing, stolen, or damaged, Smith Anderson can easily provide its encryption status, helping expedite the insurance claim process. In addition, Absolute Secure Endpoint can help Smith Anderson track, locate, and freeze missing or unreturned devices, aiding in the protection of the firm’s devices and data.
Seamless Endpoint Management Helps Save Time and Resources
Absolute Secure Endpoint has also freed up resources for Smith Anderson’s lean IT team. Now that the organization has a solution to manage and secure its endpoints, as well as automated reports that provide insight into each device, the IT team can focus their efforts on other initiatives, freeing up time they would have otherwise spent on troubleshooting device issues or understanding whether their tools are working as intended.
Improved Asset Management = Strengthened Device Security
With Absolute Secure Endpoint, Smith Anderson has full visibility into every device, allowing them to manage their endpoints remotely and have the peace of mind that their tools are working as intended, freeing up more IT time and resources.
For Smith Anderson, Absolute Secure Endpoint:
- Provides a modernized IT strategy, whether on-premises or in the cloud
- Saves the IT team time and resources, spending less time on manually managing endpoints. and more time on other initiatives
- Easily proves device encryption with automated reports
- Allows the IT team to remotely freeze or wipe devices, no matter where they are
- Keeps devices and data protected
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