Fremont, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2005
Everdream Corporation, the leading provider of hosted and managed PC services, today announced that its web-based Asset Management Service has been selected by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) as a finalist for both the Best Asset Management Product or Service and the Best Distributed Computing Solution categories.
The Codie Awards showcase the finest companies, products and services in the software and information industry. Each year, Codie Awards judges work to identify the best-of-the-best from hundreds of nominees. Everdream was honored for its outstanding service model, chosen from over 800 products and 600 companies by a rigorous judging panel including software and information industry trade press, technology writers, consultants and subject-matter experts. A list of all of the finalists for 2005, can be found at http://www.siia.net/codies/2005/finalists.asp
"The 20th annual Codie Awards continue the tradition of honoring the best of the software, content and education technology industries," said Ken Wasch, SIIA President. "When one considers the number of outstanding companies that competed this year, being named a Codie Awards finalist is a significant achievement."
The Best Asset Management Service Category awards the product or service that best audits and manages software assets across the network environment. EverdreamÂs Asset Management Service allows IT managers to maintain a comprehensive hardware and software inventory for PC and mobile systems across the organization while performing software license tracking, software distribution and patch management operations. Since Everdream provides not software, but a managed service, customers bypass costly software licenses and server hardware, and the complexity and expense associated with the implementation, integration, and on-going maintenance of disparate tools.
The Best Distributed Computing Solution awards the product or service that best facilitates computing that pulls from various points on the network, across a heterogeneous network or the Internet. EverdreamÂs hosted and web-based service allows companies to manage multiple networks and remote PCs regardless of their physical or logical location. Through the Everdream Control CenterÂ, a secure, web-hosted management console, administrators can perform and monitor critical IT operations such as network scanning, automated software distribution, automated patch deployment, virus protection, data back-up, and many more tasks. Compared to traditional software tools, EverdreamÂs managed services allow customers to focus resources on the core competencies of their business.
ÂBeing selected a finalist in these two categories is another validation of the increasing acceptance of companies buying services rather than do-it-yourself software,Â said Gary Griffiths, CEO and president of Everdream. ÂMore and more executives are asking the question, ÂI know we can do this stuff, by why on earth would we want to?ÂÂ
Everdream Corporation is the leading provider of software application services that manage, secure, and support businessesÂ PCs, allowing these businesses to focus on their own core competencies. Through the innovative web-hosted Everdream Control Center, customers receive customized services on-demand including hardware and software asset management and life-cycle support, virus protection, data backup and restore, automated software updates and maintenance, patch management and help desk services. Through EverdreamÂs proprietary, patented technology, customers, whether located on the corporate campus or remote, mobile workers, have access to EverdreamÂs services, greatly simplifying IT operations while reducing costs and improving service and security.
With operational facilities in Fremont, California, Dallas, Texas, and Charlotte, North Carolina, Everdream manages well over 100,000 seats for companies in 60 countries across the globe, including FedEx, ADP, Korean Airlines, Brocade Communications, Salesforce.com, Sonic Automotive, Midas, Sylvan Learning Centers, and many others.
Everdream is a registered trademark of Everdream Corporation. All other products and company names herein may be trademarks of their respected owners.
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