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ManageSoft Joins Microsoft and Others in SecureIT AllianceMicrosoft-led initiative to promote customer-driven, innovative security solutions. (December 12, 2005)
ManageSoft(R), a leading, privately held provider of intelligent solutions to help enterprises deploy, secure, and manage their client software and computing infrastructures, today announced it has joined the SecureIT Alliance, a Microsoft-led initiative to promote customer-driven, innovative security solutions.
The SecureIT Alliance is a community of industry partners working to provide security solutions for the Microsoft platform. SecureIT Alliance members are collaborating to build innovative new security features and products to address the needs of the industry and of mutual customers. Through well-designed models for interoperability, the alliance aims to enable makers of enterprise-class IT security solutions to achieve better product integration to simplify customer implementations.
Microsoft is developing a community site for the Alliance -- http://www.SecureITAlliance.org -- to facilitate these collaborations and provide early access to technical information, beta versions, software development kits, and other tools to help them build products that support future iterations of the Microsoft platform.
Founding members of the SecureIT Alliance include: Aventail, BindView, Centrify, Citrix Systems, e-Security, F5 Networks, Forum Systems, F-Secure, FullArmor, McAfee, Microsoft, Net Report, NetIQ, Network Intelligence, Panda Software, Ping Identity, Quest Software, RSA Security, Symantec, Trend Micro, Utimaco Safeware AG, VeriSign, Voltage Security, Vormetric, Webroot Software, and Websense.
Founded in 1990, ManageSoft is a worldwide leader in enterprise solutions that automatically manage the PC lifecycle for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, UNIX, and handheld devices located anywhere in the world. Leveraging its uniquely smarter client-centric architecture, the ManageSoft suite includes intelligent software deployment, security management, server management, Windows deployment, mobile and remote systems deployment, license management and asset tracking, IT business intelligence, and zero-touch refresh solutions to deploy, secure, and manage highly distributed PC fleets. The privately held, venture-funded firm is located in Boston, with regional offices in Europe and Australia supporting a diverse set of global customers.
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