KACE Achieves 12th Straight Quarter of Growth, Doubling 2006 Revenues and Customer Base
Leading Provider of System Management Appliances Receives Multiple Industry Awards in Q3
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. –October 10, 2007– KACE, the leading provider of systems management appliances, continues to gain tremendous momentum with sales of its award-winning KBOX Family of Appliances. Doubling both 2006 revenues and customers, KACE is poised to attain a record number of wins within all major market segments and key vertical categories. In addition, KACE has further extended its international presence this past quarter, with more than a dozen new key distribution agreements in the APAC and EMEA regions, and reach in to new territories such as India, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Singapore
“2007 is proving to be a banner year for KACE and we still have an entire quarter to go,” said Rob Meinhardt, co-founder and CEO of KACE. “In addition to the sales and customer growth we have already achieved, KACE leads the way with our innovations in appliance-based systems management and through the strategic partnerships we have made. The entire team is hungry for more so I see our present success as a foundation from which we can build for years to come.”
Building on 11 straight quarters of growth, in Q3 KACE added over 50 new customers in a myriad of markets, including education, financial services, government, heathcare, and technology. A sampling of new KACE customers by industry includes:
- Education: University of California at San Diego, Academy of Educational Market, Quinlan Independent School District, and South Carolina Educational Television
- Financial Services: Silver Point Capital, Redwood Credit Union, Atlas Bank, and Harbourvest Partners, LLC
- Government: City of Stockton, CA, National Forensic Science Technology, Alamo Area Council of Governments, and City of Lewisville, TX
- Healthcare: Salem Hospital, Hitachi Medical Systems, Roper Saint Francis Healthcare, and Medicard Philippines
- Technology and Telecommunications: Telenor, National Forensic Science Technology Center, and Linear Technology
In addition to spectacular sales and customer growth in Q3, KACE has been honored by the IT industry with multiple awards and has also driven key partnerships and acquisitions.
In the most recent quarter, KACE was named for two Innovation Awards at the Gartner Midsize Enterprise Summit in September. Nominated for “Best of Show,” KACE also won “Best Presentation.” Additionally, over the quarter KACE was featured in Computer Reseller News magazine’s “Top 5 Hardware Vendor to Watch,” and was named a Network World magazine “Top 10 Management Start-ups Still Worth Watching.”
Over the course of the quarter, KACE also acquired the industry-leading application deployment community, AppDeploy.com, the revolutionary online community that speeds day-to-day application management tasks for computer systems administrators. KACE also established new technology relationships with VMware and Citrix.
KACE’s KBOX Family of Appliances saves its customers both time and money. Systems managers from medium enterprises are often forced to wear many hats throughout the day to work on countless IT functions. KACE helps consolidate these functions, providing a single appliance for all of their projects while delivering easy-to-use, comprehensive systems management that is affordable. KBOX Systems Management Appliances fulfills all of the systems management needs of a medium enterprise, including initial discovery, distribution, patching, configuration, security, asset management, helpdesk and reporting. KBOX Systems Deployment Appliances fulfills all of the systems provisioning needs of a medium enterprise including inventory assessment, OS deployment, application distribution, configuration and recovery.
KACE™ is the leading systems management appliance company. The award-winning KBOX™ family of appliances delivers easy-to-use, comprehensive systems management capabilities. KACE customers usually install in one day and enjoy the lowest total cost compared to software alternatives.
KACE is headquartered in Mountain View, California. To learn more about KACE and its product offerings, please visit http://www.kace.com or call 1-877-MGMT-DONE.
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