SOURCE: Special Operations Software

March 21, 2007 09:00 ET

Special Operations Software and Darren Mar-Elia's SDM Software Announce Strategic Partnership

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 21, 2007 -- Special Operations Software,, a global leader of Group Policy-based Systems Management and Security software, today announced a strategic partnership with SDM Software,, a leader in providing products that simplify the management of Windows Group Policy technology.

"Special Operations Software makes systems management and security related Group Policy extensions while SDM Software focuses on managing and troubleshooting the actual Group Policies. In short, we are complementing each other in a great way," said Robert Lundh, CEO of Special Operations Software. "We are now in the process of making SDM Software's GPExpert™Health Reporter work with our Group Policy extension products Specops Password Policy, Specops Deploy and Specops Inventory."

During the upcoming Microsoft Management Summit in San Diego starting March 26th, SDM Software and its founder Darren Mar-Elia will be available in Special Operations Software's booth (#619) along with Special Operations Software's CTO Thorbjörn Sjövold to answer questions about the integration of the companies' product lines.

About Special Operations Software

Special Operations Software,, is a global leader of Group Policy-based Systems Management and Security software. The company was founded in 2001 and is a privately held company. The company's 1300+ customer base is spread across 33 countries. The EMEA HQ is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and a North American HQ is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Special Operations Software is a founding member of the Group Policy Task Force ( Special Operations Software is a Microsoft Gold Partner in Security Solutions, Advanced Infrastructure solutions and as an ISV. The products currently available from Special Operations Software are Specops Deploy™, Special Operations Suite™, Active Directory Janitor™, Specops Password Policy™, Specops Gpupdate™ and Specops Inventory™.

About SDM Software

SDM Software, Inc.,, is a leader in providing products for managing Windows Group Policy technology. With extensive real-world knowledge and experience managing Windows environments ranging from 100 to 100,000 systems, SDM build products that are designed with administrators in mind. Founded in 2006 by Group Policy guru Darren Mar-Elia, SDM Software, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in San Anselmo, California.

Contact Information

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    Erin Jones
    E.S. Jones PR for SDM Software
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