KACE Receives Rising Star Ranking in Enterprise Systems Management Report
Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) Recognizes KACE in Provisioning, Client Lifecycle Management, Patch Distribution, and System Configuration Management Categories
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – February 4, 2008 – KACE™, the leading systems management appliance company, today announced its recognition by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) in ”The EMA™ All-Stars™ in Enterprise Systems Management for 2008“ research report. The annual report named KACE a Rising Star in four different categories: Provisioning, Client Lifecycle Management, Patch Distribution, and System Configuration Management. Rising Star refers to the best new or innovative vendors who have the potential of being named a future All-Star ranking.
“It’s an honor for KACE to be named as a Rising Star by EMA in four different categories,” said Rob Meinhardt, CEO and co-founder of KACE. “Being recognized and compared favorably alongside world-leading technology providers such as Microsoft, VMware, IBM, and HP is outstanding, and real validation for our KBOX desktop and server management appliances.”
The awards are designed to recognize what EMA considers to be the best available software solutions within a specific discipline. Criteria includes strength of product offering, functionality, and platform support; commitment to product vision and delivering innovation; customer feedback, including satisfaction, and market penetration; and EMA’s perspective from independent evaluations of expert analysis.
“KACE continues to innovate the market with the KBOX family of management and deployment appliances,” said Andi Mann, research director for EMA. “Over the years, KACE has delivered several new products and features, and continued to build its customer base. In recent EMA research, KACE showed a significant high customer satisfaction rate of over 4.5 out of 5 – well above average. Innovation and growth, coupled with a high customer satisfaction rate, makes KACE a rising star to be reckoned with.”
KACE helps customers save time and money. Systems managers are often forced to wear many hats throughout the day to work on a myriad of IT functions. KACE helps consolidate these functions by providing a single appliance for all projects, while delivering easy-to-use, comprehensive systems management that is affordable. The KBOX family of appliances fulfills all of the systems management needs of a medium enterprise from initial computer deployment to ongoing management and retirement.
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Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is a leading industry analyst and consulting firm dedicated to the IT management market. EMA provide IT vendors and enterprise IT professionals with objective insight into the real-world business value of technologies ranging from Virtualization to Security and Risk Management to ITSM, and CMDB. Learn more about EMA’s research, free online IT Management Solutions Center, and IT consulting offerings at: www.enterprisemanagement.com.
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.