SOURCE: Solidcore

January 23, 2008 13:53 ET

Leading Analyst Firm Ranks Solidcore 'Best of the Best' for Change Management

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - January 23, 2008) - Solidcore® Systems, Inc., a leading provider of real-time change control software, today announced that leading analyst firm EMA™ (Enterprise Management Associates) has ranked Solidcore among the "best of the best" in the category of Change Management and named the company an "All-Star First Team" leader in its recently published report titled: "The EMA All-Stars in Enterprise Systems Management for 2008."

Solidcore was awarded the highest honor for Change Management based on the strength of its product offering, commitment to innovation, customer satisfaction, and EMA's perspective from independent evaluations. According to the report, "Solidcore has risen to the substantial competitive challenges of 2007, especially in developing its change detection capabilities and interoperability features. Solidcore S3 Control boasts actual real-time change detection, rather than incremental polling, and both proactively and automatically prevents unauthorized change with local, kernel-level interdiction."

EMA research director Andi Mann added, "With the regulatory achievement features around PCI and SOX compliance, and very positive customer reports throughout the year, Solidcore earns a solid starting position in the Change Management All-Star First Team."

"This is an exceptional achievement that further validates Solidcore is becoming a preferred solution for IT change management," said Rosen Sharma, president and CEO of Solidcore. "Only Solidcore can provide customers with the real-time change tracking, accountability and prevention capabilities that IT organizations need to keep their IT infrastructure available, secure and compliant."

Solidcore S3 Control™ is a comprehensive control solution that greatly reduces the cost and effort needed to improve IT service availability and regulatory compliance. Solidcore captures critical change detail in real-time, including "who" is making changes, "what" is actually being changed, "when" change is occurring, and "how" the change was made. This enables organizations to ensure deployed systems are always in a known and verified state. With Solidcore's real-time change prevention technology, unauthorized changes can be automatically blocked to ensure continuous service availability. All change events can be summarized in reports to provide comprehensive visibility across the network with minimal effort.

About Solidcore Systems

Solidcore is a leading provider of real-time change control software. Organizations worldwide trust Solidcore to assure compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) standards, to improve service availability, and achieve faster returns on ITIL and IT service management initiatives. Solidcore's S3 Control software helps organizations by tracking changes to their critical infrastructure in real-time, determining if the changes are authorized, and enforcing change policy by selectively preventing unauthorized change. Solidcore is headquartered in Cupertino, California. For more information, visit

Solidcore is a registered trademark of Solidcore Systems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Solidcore S3 Control is a trademark of Solidcore Systems, Inc. All other product names, trademarks, and service marks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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