KACE Sees Traction in State and Local Government
KBOX Appliances grow in popularity among cost-conscious agencies requiring secure, enterprise-grade systems management
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - October 18, 2006 - KACE™, the leader in IT management solutions for Fortune 100,000 organizations, today announced that its KBOX™ family of systems management and deployment appliances is making significant inroads among state and local government agencies who are looking for secure, comprehensive, cost-effective tools to manage their networked systems. KBOX™ 1000 Series Systems Management Appliances and KBOX™ 2000 Systems Deployment Appliances are giving budget-minded state and local government organizations affordable enterprise-grade network management functionality.
A partial list of KACE government customers includes: California Department of Housing and Community Development; City of Franklin, Tennessee; City of Reno, Nevada; City of Rochester, Minnesota; and Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Florida. And now, the City of Austin, Texas, has joined with these agencies in its purchase and deployment of both the KBOX™ 1000 Series and KBOX™ 2000 Series appliances.
"KBOX is the easiest management tool on the market to deploy and is a true turnkey device. Just plug it in, answer a few questions and you're done," said Clayton Stapleton, Information Security Analyst, City of Austin. "I highly recommend KBOX to any government entity looking for comprehensive, budget-saving systems management tools."
The KBOX™ 1000 Series offers comprehensive cross-platform management of networked machines running Windows®, Linux (Red Hat) and Mac OS X. The KBOX 1000 Series is a secure, robust line of appliances that provides affordable, end-to-end systems management, including: hardware and software inventory, software distribution, patch management, scripting and policy configuration, remote control, alerting, reporting and dashboards, security audit and enforcement, help desk and a end-user self service portal.
Pricing for KBOX™ 1000 Series Systems Management Appliances starts at $9500 for 100 managed nodes.
The KBOX™ 2000 Series is the only appliance-based solution to combine disk imaging, scripted installation and remote system recovery into a centralized, affordable and easy-to-use solution for automating the end-to-end systems provisioning of desktops, laptops and servers.
Pricing for KBOX™ 2000 Series Systems Deployment Appliances starts at $12,900 for 100 managed nodes.
KACE, a privately-held technology company, is the leader in IT automation appliances. KACE is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Chicago, Illinois. To learn more about KACE and its product offerings, please visit www.kace.com or call 1-888-522-3638.