SOURCE: Raxco Software, Inc.

October 25, 2005 09:00 ET

Raxco Software Announces Availability of Award-Winning Software in Retail Outlets

With Strong Direct Sales, Solid Reseller Results, and an Established Online Customer Base, Raxco Marks the Immediate Availability of PerfectDisk Version 7.0 in Brick-and-Mortar Stores

GAITHERSBURG, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 25, 2005 -- Raxco Software, the leader in defragmentation software, today announced the availability of its PerfectDisk® Version 7.0 in retail stores throughout North America. After 28 years of successful direct sales, as well as through resellers and online outlets, PerfectDisk is now available to consumers in retail outlets such as CompUSA® and Fry's Electronics for $39.99. This distribution is in addition to Raxco's direct, online and reseller markets that will continue to serve enterprise, SMB and consumer users.

Users have said that PerfectDisk's thoroughness, speed and free space consolidation abilities are unmatched. PerfectDisk has received numerous awards, including a 5-star review from CNET Download, the Windows IT Pro 2005 Readers' Choice Award for disk defragmenters, and Redmond Magazine's Best of the Best Award for 2005.

"This is a highly anticipated move for PerfectDisk to expand its reach into the consumer and home office market," said Joe Abusamra, vice president of operations at Raxco Software. "After years of successful sales to large enterprises and through resellers, we are now adding a new and important outlet to our distribution channels. The move into retail shelves is a logical complement to our strong response from online buyers," added Abusamra.

PerfectDisk Version 7.0, the newest version of its leading enterprise disk defragmentation and optimization utility, was released in November 2004. With Version 7.0, PerfectDisk now defragments even the largest drives up to 20% faster than previous versions, while utilizing 20% less memory and 20% fewer CPU resources. Version 7.0 also introduced a completely redesigned user interface and other enhancements that solidify PerfectDisk as the premier enterprise and consumer disk defragmenter in the world.

About Raxco Software

Raxco Software has been helping large enterprises, small businesses, and consumers with their computer resource management needs for more than twenty-five years. Its PerfectDisk is Windows Server 2003- and Windows 2000-certified, and optimized for Windows XP. The PerfectDisk line has a long award-winning history, most notably its perfect 5-star review from CNET Download, winner of the Windows IT Pro 2005 Readers' Choice Awards for Defragmentation Utility and Storage Management Tool, and Redmond Magazine's Best of the Best Award for 2005, and having won PC Magazine's Editors Choice award for the past two years. In addition to its PerfectDisk line, Raxco also produces PC optimization software, including system recovery and disk repair products for Windows operating systems and HP's OpenVMS operating system. Raxco Software can be found on the Web at

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