LANDESK Products Selected As Winners in Asset Management; End Point Security; and Management and Security Categories

Confirms Global Best Practices for Service Desk Support

SALT LAKE CITY - March 16, 2010 --  LANDESK Software , a global leader in PC lifecycle management, endpoint protection and IT service management, today announced that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading information technology research and advisory guide, has named three of LANDESK's products as winners of the 2010 Product Innovation Awards. This annually venerated award recognizes and honors vendors, large and small, from all over the world with innovative and ground-breaking products that are bringing essential and incremental changes and are setting the bar higher for others in all areas of information technology.

"Receiving Pink Verify certification for all 14 ITIL processes and with our growing list of additional IT certifications makes LANDESK's Service Desk the right solution for every company, no matter what compliance requirements they are faced with," said Steve Workman, vice president of product management, LANDESK Software. "By continuing to help our customers adopt the ITIL framework, we are helping them streamline IT processes, in turn reducing overall costs. It is our vision to be the worldwide industry standard for best practices in the IT service management sector and this new certification solidifies our leadership in the space."

LANDESK products won in the following categories:

  • Asset Management Solution: LANDESK Asset Lifecycle Manager 4.0 creates a world-class Information Technology Asset Management (ITAM) practice by providing IT technicians with accountability and asset control throughout the product lifecycle through transition stages and between assets and other dependent data. IT technicians can view and track an asset before it is procured and even after it is retired from an individual user level to an entire data center.
  • End Point Security Solution: LANDESK Security Suite 9 is an IT management solution that allows IT staff to secure remote and managed devices. It helps secure enterprise data and ensures that industry compliance standards are met by providing comprehensive standards assessments.
  • Management and Security: LANDESK Management Suite 9 allows IT managers to have complete control of their IT environment, no matter how big or small, creating the perfect balance between user flexibility and enterprise readiness. Management Suite 9 provides a birds-eye view of everything that is happening within the network, from enabling device discovery and storing information to viewing configurations, OS, processor speed, installed memory, hard drive capacity, loaded applications, and more, all in a central database.

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Outstanding ITSM Made Easy

LANDESK Service Desk is a consolidated service desk solution that enables an organization to deliver outstanding IT service to both employees and customers. The solution features all the core ITSM functionality expected from a market-leading service management software application, including ITIL verified; incident, problem, change and asset management; workflow; options for user and customer self service; knowledge-based systems and management reporting; as well as facilities to integrate with leading, independent business productivity applications.

LANDESK Service Desk is verified to meet the mandatory functional requirements for ITIL compatibility, which makes it the ideal solution for providers of IT service who are using or wish to introduce ITIL best practices.

To learn more about how LANDESK helps its customers with ITSM see a customer  case study here .

"Innovation is not just about new products alone," says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief at Network Products Guide. "To succeed, companies need to see innovation not as a onetime errand but as something that has to be continuously evolved and improved upon over and over again. This requires putting greater focus on customer needs and making innovation the center of company's way of
developing better solutions. Innovative products such as LANDESK's are bringing improvements in IT service systems, and continue to set the bar for software management solutions."

"Network Products Guide's recognition of LANDESK's products further validates our leadership in the market," said Steve Daly, general manager of LANDESK. "Product innovation is key to our continued commitment to meeting our customer needs and providing them with better solutions."

About LANDESK Software

LANDESK Software is a leading provider of systems, security, IT service, and process management solutions for desktops, servers and mobile devices across the enterprise. LANDESK enables thousands of organizations to easily deploy and use end-to-end management solutions. LANDESK is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, with offices located in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, and can be found at .

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