SOURCE: TuneUp Software GmbH

TuneUp Software GmbH

January 11, 2010 09:00 ET

TuneUp Software Launches U.S. Corporation and Opens Office in Miami, Florida

North American Presence Established to Serve Retail, Enterprise, SMB and Consumer Markets

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - January 11, 2010) - Leading Windows optimization software developer, TuneUp Software GmbH today announced the formation of U.S.-registered business unit, TuneUp Corporation, headquartered in Miami, Florida. Already a leader in the global utilities software market, the U.S. subsidiary will be responsible for serving the North American retail, enterprise, SMB and consumer markets. The founding of TuneUp Corporation and the opening of the Miami headquarters signal the company's commitment to servicing and supporting the market.

TuneUp Corporation will be lead by CEO Stephan Hechler, who is also with the company's parent, TuneUp Software, as executive vice president. In his role as CEO, Hechler will drive North American business strategy and oversee operations and staffing, while continuing to cement the legacy TuneUp Utilities has been recognized for since 1997 as the most trusted Windows optimization software product.

Key Facts

  • TuneUp Corporation is a U.S. business, founded in November 2009, headquartered in Miami, Florida, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Germany-based TuneUp Software.
  • Stephan Hechler is the CEO of TuneUp Corporation, and will report directly to the Board of Directors and TuneUp Software founders Tibor Schiemann and Christoph Laumann.
  • TuneUp Utilities has been available in North America since 2004. Resellers can find TuneUp Utilities through major distributors, including Navarre Corporation and The Douglas Stewart Company.
  • Enterprises and SMBs can buy specially-licensed and centrally-managed TuneUp Utilities through IT resellers.
  • Consumers can buy TuneUp Utilities in retail stores, including Micro Center, Fry's and OfficeMax, and e-tailers, such as and The software is also available online through TuneUp Corporation's affiliate partners or for download directly from TuneUp's Web site.

Supporting Quote

  • "The North American market is not new to TuneUp -- we have served it through online sales since 2004 and begun building channel relationships across the continent," said Stephan Hechler, CEO, TuneUp Corporation. "Today, TuneUp Utilities can be found on store shelves, in retail distributors' catalogs, through IT resellers and, of course, on our Web site. Having a local presence in the United States will enhance TuneUp's awareness, while enabling us to get closer to our customers and partners and preparing us for future growth."



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About TuneUp Corporation
Headquartered in Miami, Florida, TuneUp Corporation is a U.S. business and a wholly owned subsidiary of Germany-based TuneUp Software GmbH. The company was founded to serve the North American market, with a focus on supporting TuneUp Utilities sales to retailers, enterprises, SMBs and consumers.

TuneUp Utilities, the leading Windows optimization software suite, was first developed in 1997 by Tibor Schiemann and Christoph Laumann, founders of TuneUp Software. The product is used by more than 13 million people worldwide, and is available in English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and Polish. For more information, please visit, and for detailed Windows tips and tricks, please visit

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