KBOX 1000 Series Automation Appliances from KACE Named Best of Microsoft Management Summit 2007 Award Finalist
Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazines Recognize Systems Management Appliances at MMS 2007
Microsoft Management Summit – San Diego, Calif. – March 27, 2007 – KACE, the leading provider of systems deployment and management appliances for the Fortune 100,000, today announced the KBOX 1000 Series Systems Management Appliances has been named a finalist for Microsoft Management Summit’s Best of MMS 2007 Award. As one of 10 finalists selected by editors of Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazines, KACE’s KBOX 1000 Series Appliances is the most affordable,
comprehensive, and easiest-to-use IT automation solution on the market today. KACE will be exhibiting its technology at MMS booth #430.
“It’s a huge honor for the KBOX 1000 to be chosen as an award finalist for Best of MMS 2007,” said Rob Meinhardt, CEO and co-founder of KACE. “KACE is already recognized amongst the industry as a leader in providing solutions that break through cost and complexity barriers. This is a testament to our relentless commitment to deliver the most effective, efficient IT automation appliances for the Fortune 100,000 market.”
The KBOX 1000 Series is a secure, robust line of appliances that provides affordable, end-to-end systems management functionality across the lifecycle, from deployment to retirement. The KBOX system allows companies to increase IT efficiency, enable compliance, and significantly improve security. With its visionary Appliance-based Software Delivery (AbSD) architecture for rapid plug and play deployment, and its intuitive, centralized Web-based management console for easy administration, the KBOX 1000 significantly improves efficiency, compliance, and security.
The Best of MMS Awards are judged by the editors of Windows IT Pro and SQL Magazines and are designed to honor Microsoft partners’ innovative management-focused products. The overall winner and three runner-ups will be determined at MMS 2007 in San Diego and announced on March 28. For more information on MMS, visit http://www.mms2007.com/public/home.aspx.
"The field included dozens of entries and after technically evaluating all, we chose finalists based on the product's strategic importance to the market, its competitive advantages, and the value to the customer," said Michael Otey, technical director for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazines.
KACE™, a privately held technology company, is the leader in IT automation appliances. The KBOX™ family of appliances deliver easy-to-use, comprehensive IT automation that is affordable and really work. The KBOX™ 1000 Series Systems Management Appliances automate routine and complex IT maintenance tasks for end-point nodes on a network. The KBOX™ 2000 Series Systems Deployment Appliances provide centralized provisioning and remote system recovery.
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 http://www.kace.com or call 1-888-522-3638.