Enterprise Management Associates Announces Free IT Management Webinars for September

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Topics include mobile management, IT financial management and application delivery in cloud and hybrid environments

Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), a leading IT and data management research and consulting firm, today announced it will host a number of free Webinars focused on IT and data management during the month of September 2011.

The EMA™ Webinars set for September are:

Thursday, September 8 at 2:00 p.m. EDT
Pragmatic Mobile Management: Best Practices for Enabling a Mobile Workforce

Steve Brasen, EMA Managing Research Director, and Jeff Keyes, Director of Product Marketing for Kaseya, will provide an insightful look at mobile management issues and best practices. Included in this one hour presentation will be discussion points supplemented by primary research data on a variety of mobile management topics, including:

*Breadth of adoption of mobile technologies business resources
*The most common challenges with supporting a mobile workforce
*A maturity model for introducing mobile management support capabilities
*Dealing with heterogeneous platforms (iOS, android, Blackberry, etc.)
*Meeting security and compliance objectives
*How and what kinds of automation can simplify management practices

Tuesday, September 13 at 2:00 p.m. EDT
IT Financial Management in the Cloud Era

IT is costly, and in the current economic climate must improve its financial transparency so business partners can better understand cost drivers and tradeoffs. Hardware and software assets, IT staff time, and contracts represent massive enterprise expenditure requiring effective management. Cloud sourcing models promise greater flexibility but also complexity to match.

During this one-hour presentation, EMA Research Director Charles Betz and ASG Senior Product Manager Patrick Wolf will cover:

*How your company can better communicate the costs and benefits of IT to its business partners
*The benefits of modeling and allocating IT costs back to IT services
*How to manage the increasing variety of IT assets, along an increasing variety of objectives
*The implications of Cloud for IT financial management

Thursday, September 29 at 11:00 a.m. EDT
Seven Best Practices to Optimize Application Delivery in Cloud and Hybrid Environments

EMA VP of Research Dennis Drogseth and ManageEngine Applications Manager Arun Balachandran will highlight seven best practice objectives to enable a coherent approach to managing applications across a chaos of changing infrastructure and service deployment options to help IT professionals:

*Prioritize the most critical management technology requirements for delivering applications across a mix of cloud and traditional infrastructures
*Establish key deployment and administrative requirements
*Clarify what you do and don’t need to pay attention to as customer expectations continue to rise, while many IT budgets remain highly scrutinized and constrained

About EMA
Founded in 1996, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is a leading industry analyst firm that provides deep insight across the full spectrum of IT and data management technologies. EMA analysts leverage a unique combination of practical experience, insight into industry best practices, and in-depth knowledge of current and planned vendor solutions to help its clients achieve their goals. Learn more about EMA research, analysis, and consulting services for enterprise line of business users, IT professionals and IT vendors at http://www.enterprisemanagement.com or blogs.enterprisemanagement.com. You can also follow EMA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ema_research or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Enterprise-Management-Associates-EMA/232626436757941

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