SOURCE: BigFix, Inc.

March 11, 2008 09:00 ET

BigFix Joins the Energy Star Program

BigFix Technology Helps Computers Save Energy and Reduce Greenhouse Emissions

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - March 11, 2008) - BigFix, Inc., a leader in real-time IT management solutions for the distributed enterprise, has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR as a Service and Product Provider Partner. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping to save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

"The ENERGY STAR program is one thing our government does particularly well," said BigFix chief technology officer, Amrit Williams. "It is objective, unbiased, and it provides useful information about products and services that help customers conserve energy."

BigFix Power Management allows IT administrators to centrally manage and continuously enforce power management policies across PCs anytime, anywhere. By combining power management technology with BigFix's security and system management functions, enterprise customers can synchronize energy conservation with other essential IT infrastructure management functions. Key value-added features in BigFix Power Management include: unique BigFix Distributed Wake-on-LAN technology that enables IT administrators to wake up machines for maintenance even after they have been turned off; auto-save of open documents to help end users quickly get back to work after an energy conservation shutdown; and interactive power conservation dashboards and wizards that indicate environmental and economic benefits of various power conservation policies.

In addition to joining the ENERGY STAR Service and Product Provider Partner Program, BigFix has qualified BigFix Power Management for eligibility in a number of electric utility company rebate programs and has joined The Green Grid, a consortium of over 150 technology companies promoting environmentally sustainable computer technologies and operational processes. For more information on BigFix Power Management, please visit: www.bigfix.com/products/policymodules/powermanagement.php or www.bigfix.com/products/services/GreenPages.php.

About BigFix

Founded in 1997, BigFix®, Inc. offers the only converged IT security and operations platform that enables real-time visibility and control of globally distributed desktop, mobile and server computers. BigFix enables large-scale enterprises to continuously enforce IT security, IT policy compliance, and systems management on all computers, anytime, anywhere. Designed for highly distributed and complex IT infrastructures, BigFix delivers real-time endpoint visibility and control through its single-agent, multi-function, on-demand architecture. Its award-winning technology is proven in production at more than 600 companies, government agencies, and public sector institutions worldwide, and currently manages over 7,000,000 desktop and mobile clients, workstations, and servers. More information can be found at www.bigfix.com.

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