Shavlik Technologies, the market leader in simplifying and automating critical-to-perform and manage IT operations, today announced that its NetChk Protect was named as a gold medal winner of the “2009 Editors’ Best Awards” in the Best Patch Management Product award category by Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro ® magazine.
“The 2009 Editors’ Best Awards are an accumulation of our editors’, contributors’ and authors’ subject matter expertise, in service of identifying the year’s most significant products in the market,” said Michele Crockett, editorial strategy director. “We believe that our editorial experts’ annual tradition of selecting winners based on a product’s strategic importance to market, its competitive advantages and its value to the customer is particularly significant to the Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine communities this year, as we call out exceptional products in a highly competitive market.
“Our Editors’ Best Awards allow us to take advantage of our contributing editors’ in-the-trenches expertise in the Windows and SQL Server markets to provide well-earned recognition to products that exceed industry standards. We’re proud to now share this invaluable insight with our Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine communities. Our winners should be extremely proud of this honor of recognition from our editorial experts.”
“We are delighted with the continued recognition that our NetChk Protect product continues to receive from the industry,” said Mark Shavlik, CEO, Shavlik Technologies. “We are especially pleased to have the recognition from the editors of Windows IT Pro with their 2009 Editors’ Best Award. NetChk Protect continues to be one of the most honored security products of the decade and we’re pleased that the editors have recognized what thousands of Shavlik customers already know — that NetChk Protect is the best solution available for simplifying and automating systems management and security for Microsoft Windows environments. We’re grateful for the award.”
About Shavlik Technologies
Shavlik Technologies, LLC is the market leader for simplifying and automating critical-to-perform and manage IT operations including discovery, patch management, asset management, active protection, antivirus + antispyware, configuration management, and policy and compliance auditing. Shavlik’s innovative approach to simplifying and automating management of the platform frees up IT staff for initiatives that grow your business without sacrificing the visibility and control needed to ensure system uptime and demonstrate proof of compliance with internal policies and external regulations.
With thousands of customers worldwide, Shavlik is trusted to provide solutions that can be relied upon to identify gaps and automatically and reliably fix systems that are missing patches or don’t conform with the corporate-defined configuration baseline. More information can be found at www.shavlik.com .
About Windows IT Pro
Windows IT Pro is the leading and largest independent voice in Windows IT, with more than 2.5 million visits per month, and consists of a multitude of print and online channels. In addition to the flagship Windows IT Pro magazine, the Windows IT community includes SQL Server Magazine , Office SharePoint Pro , and Windows Dev Pro . Other online channels include blogs, forums, podcasts, RSS feeds, webinars, virtual events, white papers, newsletters, classes and more. IT professionals get objective, “direct from the trenches” information about Microsoft’s latest Windows-based solutions and gain essential insight for keeping business-critical Microsoft applications up and running. For more information, visit www.windowsitpro.com or www.sqlmag.com .
Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the United States, serving more than 6 million business professionals every month. The company’s market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 websites, 150 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information about the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com .