By learning how to utilize the full potential of Intel vPro technology, Managed Service Providers (MSPs) can lower costs, increase revenue, and become more competitive. For more information on Managed Service Providers and Intel vPro technology, visit msp.intel.com.
1. Choose your ISV Management Console
Select an ISV management console or verify that your existing console supports Intel® vPro technology.
2. Learn about Intel® vPro technology features
Take advantage of Intel® vPro technology web-based training:
3. Understand the use cases you want to implement with vPro
Learn how to realize the full potential of Intel® vPro technology features:
http://communities.intel.com/docs/DOC-2392 - Recipe guide for implementing use cases with N-Able Technologies
http://communities.intel.com/docs/DOC-2766 - Recipe guide for implementing use cases with Kaseya
4. Decide which features will bring maximum return on your investment (ROI)
Intel® vPro technology can provide significant cost savings to both small & medium businesses and Managed Service Providers. Be sure to check out the case studies posted on msp.intel.com to see how many of these companies realized the value of Intel® vPro technology.
Read http://communities.intel.com/openport/docs/DOC-1494 to learn about specific use cases in a real-world environment.
5. Decide which features to implement
Ensure that your Management Console supports the features you wish to implement.
6. Understand Provisioning in Small & Medium Business Environments
There are currently 3 modes to provisioning Intel® vPro technology PCs (see Understanding Provisioning Models - Basic, Standard, & Advanced). Small businesses and the MSPs who manage them typically use the Basic provisioning mode (SMB Mode). Take a look at the links below to understand provisioning in these environments.