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A recent vendor survey shows a 456 percent increase in demand for privilege management among companies beginning a migration to Windows 7. Clearly, there are a number of benefits companies can achieve by implementing a privilege management solution for IT. For example, when users don't have local administrator rights, they are less likely to make changes that destabilize the IT system and increase support costs. Additionally, systems that are locked down so the local user does not have admin right are less susceptible to malware. Overall, organizations are able to better control the software that is running on locked down endpoints and this provides operational consistency as well as improved endpoint security. But removing administrator rights is only part of the story - organizations need a privilege management solution so that users are still able to perform app... (more)