SOURCE: Shavlik Technologies

Shavlik Technologies

February 03, 2010 12:15 ET

Shavlik Technologies Reports a Record 2009 With Increased Revenue, New Customers, Partners and Added Headcount

Company Marks 17th Year With Consecutive Growth

ST. PAUL, MN--(Marketwire - February 3, 2010) - Shavlik Technologies, LLC, the market leader in simplifying and automating critical IT operations, today announced that the company has recorded its 17th consecutive year of revenue growth, which included a record fourth quarter. Shavlik added hundreds of new customers this past year to its existing install base, further extending the millions of machines currently under management in 2009 as the company continued to have success on multiple fronts including the beta launch of its cloud-based IT management service, IT.Shavlik.com, and the creation of key new cloud-based partnerships.

Mark Shavlik founded Shavlik Technologies in February of 1993 to offer an innovative, market-driven approach to helping large IT organizations more easily adopt leading edge technologies. Previous to founding his company, Shavlik was a senior developer for Microsoft Corporation, and one of the founding members of the Microsoft Windows NT® team.

"Despite the challenging economic conditions, customer demand continues to rise for our unified IT operations and security solutions that address their asset management, anti-virus, configuration management, and patch management requirements," said Shavlik, who continues to lead the company as president and CEO. "As we enter the new year, we are continuing to enhance and move beyond our on-premise solutions to providing a broader range of solutions that simplify and automate critical IT operations for new virtualization and cloud computing initiatives in corporate IT environments. We believe that we're well positioned to help customers dramatically reduce IT costs by leveraging cloud computing and virtualization for a more efficient delivery of IT security and management services."

Shavlik's highlights from 2009 included:

Major industry partnerships with Sunbelt Software to develop Shavlik NetChk Protect with anti-virus + antispyware + patch management, as well as strengthened partnerships with VMware, Archer Technologies, Quest Software/ScriptLogic, Juniper, Numara Software, Dell, BMC, Symantec and others.

New technology developments, program and product announcements including:

--  IT.Shavlik.com, a leading edge approach to leveraging the latest in
    cloud computing and virtualization technologies to efficiently deliver
    IT management services
--  Delivery of a unique 0 or 1 agent approach for multiple systems
    management functions including asset management, anti-virus +
    anti-spyware, configuration management, software distribution and
    patch management
--  The industry's first agentless solution for patching Microsoft Windows
    XP Embedded Devices
--  The Shavlik "Cash for Clunkers" rebate program providing relief from
    ineffective anti-virus, patch and configuration bloatware; Common
    Criteria EAL 3+ for U.S. Federal Government; and solutions that
    delivered protection against the Conficker virus, Downadup worm and
    other major security threats.

New awards and industry recognition, including product awards from Windows IT Pro Magazine and Info Security Products Guide for Shavlik NetChk Protect; recognition as a finalist in the GSN: Government Security News First Annual Homeland Security Awards, the 10th Annual Minnesota High Tech Association Tekne Awards and the SC Magazine Awards.

About Shavlik Technologies

Shavlik Technologies, LLC is the market leader for simplifying and automating critical-to-perform and manage IT operations including anti-virus + antispyware, configuration management, asset management, policy and compliance auditing, and patch management. Shavlik's innovative approach to simplifying and automating enterprise wide system management frees up IT staff for initiatives that grow your business without sacrificing the visibility and control needed to ensure system availability and security.

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.

Shavlik Technologies is a registered trademark in the United States and certain other countries, of Shavlik Technologies. Additional Shavlik product names are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Shavlik Technologies. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Dan Chmielewski
    Madison Alexander PR
    (714) 832-8716
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    Jill Teut
    Shavlik Technologies, LLC
    (651) 255-5432
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