internetnews.com: Take Your Linux PC Anywhere

“Symantec’s remote management tool is getting its first major
facelift in more than a year, with added platform support and a new
security scheme.

“Symantec’s pcAnywhere 11.5, due the first part of December,
lets administrators manage servers or end users’ workstations
without having to be physically present. With the pcAnywhere
running as a host on a machine, the IT staffer can run a client
program from anywhere in the world and do anything from update the
latest security patch to executing a program.

“The update by the Cupertino, Calif., company is further
acknowledgement of the growing popularity of Linux in the
enterprise. Since its initial launch, pcAnywhere has been a
Windows-only application, but that’s been expanded to include Red
Hat Linux and Novell’s SUSE Linux. On the desktop, the remote
management tool can sit on the KDE and GNOME platforms…”