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BigFix 7.0 Earns Five-Star Review in SC Magazine's Policy Management Group Test

BigFix 7.0 Recognized for Extensive Feature Set, Great Value, and Competitive Cost (August 11, 2008)

EMERYVILLE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/11/08 -- BigFix, Inc., a leader in high-performance enterprise systems and security management solutions, reports SC Magazine recognized BigFix 7.0 with the SC Magazine Recommended rating in a policy management group test in the publication's August 2008 issue. BigFix 7.0 earned a five-star overall rating, receiving a total of 29 out of 30 stars with top scores across test criteria including features, ease of use, performance, documentation, support, and value for money.

SC Magazine stated about BigFix 7.0, "The array of platforms and items you can manage is very impressive, and deploying them to groups of machines is fairly easy to accomplish. Reporting and remediation mechanisms are thorough, and ultimately we found this to be a very robust policy management system with nice integration features as well."

"This award signifies BigFix's continued dedication to provide leading security and IT systems management solutions at the best value for our customers and partners," said Dave Robbins, President and CEO of BigFix. "BigFix 7.0 offers the industry's only unified IT systems and security management platform that uses a single console and a single agent for continuous policy execution. We not only enable optimal performance and agility for IT processes, but significant architecture consolidation and ROI as well."

The BigFix technology architecture implements a distributed single-agent, single-infrastructure approach to enterprise-scale security and systems management. The BigFix 7.0 platform is a lightweight, easy-to-deploy infrastructure that provides the foundation for all BigFix products. BigFix 7.0 gives customers real-time visibility and control of all system configuration and state settings across operating systems including Windows, Linux, UNIX, Mac, and others.

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About BigFix

Founded in 1997, BigFix®, Inc. is a leading provider of high-performance enterprise systems and security management solutions that revolutionizes the way IT organizations manage and secure their computing infrastructures. Based on a revolutionary architecture that distributes management intelligence directly to the computing devices themselves, BigFix is radically faster, scalable, more accurate and adaptive than legacy management software. Today, BigFix provides real-time visibility and control for over 8 million computing devices for 900 customers worldwide. The BigFix customer list counts many of the world's largest and most prestigious organizations in every industry including financial services, retail, education, manufacturing, and public sector agencies. More information can be found at

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