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Reverse the Effects of 'Bloatware' on Corporate System Images and Improve Performance

Published: 15 June 2012

ID: G00234946

Analyst(s): David Smith


Users are demanding more choices and autonomy in selecting and managing PCs and other devices, and IT departments are scrambling to support the diversity. Often, the organization's slow, bloated system image is what's driving users away from organization standards.

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  • Impacts


  • Overloading corporate system images with management and security agents results in less productive users
  • Overloads yield a more diverse and less secure environment
  • Bloated system images result in a poor impression of Windows, and a resultant influx of Macs

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