SOURCE: ScriptLogic

August 04, 2008 09:00 ET

Notable Industry Publications Bestow High Honors on ScriptLogic's Active Administrator

Active Directory Management Tool Recognized With a "2008 Editor's Best Award" by Windows IT Pro and as "Readers' Choice" by

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwire - August 4, 2008) - ScriptLogic® Corporation, a leading provider of systems lifecycle management solutions for Microsoft® Windows®-based networks, today announced that ScriptLogic's Active Administrator® was named as "Editor's Best" in the systems management category by Windows IT Pro, a Penton Media publication. Active Administrator was also honored as "Readers' Choice" in the Group Policy management category by, a leading Windows security resource site. Active Administrator provides enterprise-class Active Directory management, centralized event activity, recovery and Group Policy management.

"Recognition by industry experts, as well as Microsoft users, validates our product development investments, and shows that we're bringing true value to enterprises worldwide," said Andy Langsam, president of ScriptLogic. "Active Administrator has consistently garnered industry accolades because we strive to anticipate and develop the product enhancements that meet our customers' demands."

The editors of Windows IT Pro selected software solutions for the "2008 Editor's Best Awards" based on the product's strategic importance to the market, its value to the customer and its competitive advantage. Editors identify exceptional products that benefit the Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine reader communities. conducts monthly polls to determine which product is preferred by network security administrators in a particular category of third party network security solutions. Its "Readers' Choice" awards are based entirely on the visitors' votes.

"Our editors are tough, in-the-trenches critics," said Jeff Lewis, group publisher at Penton Media, which owns Windows IT Pro. "They demand solid value and performance from the products they select. Editor's Best Award winners can feel proud that the products and services they developed have earned the respect and recognition of the Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine editorial staff."

The Windows IT Pro Award is only the most recent praise given by the publication. Active Administrator was compared to other Group Policy management tools in a November 2007 Windows IT Pro review. Contributing Editor Eric B. Rux said, "When it comes to auditing what has happened with Group Policy, Active Administrator has a clear lead on the competition. If your company requires you to audit whether Group Policy follows your change-control process, then Active Administrator is the clear choice for your environment."

In June, ScriptLogic announced its Active Directory Management Solution, a bundled solution that combines Quest® ActiveRoles Server™ and Spotlight® on Active Directory. Active Administrator 5.0 features enhanced usability and Active Directory auditing, as well as support for Microsoft Windows Server® 2008.

About ScriptLogic

ScriptLogic Corporation is a leading global provider of systems lifecycle management solutions for Microsoft Windows-based networks. ScriptLogic's award-winning suite of Desktop management software, Server management software, Active Directory management software, and Help Desk software products help empower network administrators to proactively save time, increase security, and maintain regulatory compliance. More than 23,200 customers use ScriptLogic solutions to manage approximately 5.7 million desktops and 138,000 servers. ScriptLogic solutions benefit any size network in any industry. ScriptLogic, headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Quest Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSFT). Reach ScriptLogic at (561) 886-2400 or on the Web at

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