Welcome!

Government Cloud Authors: Pat Romanski, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Dana Gardner, Gopala Krishna Behara

Related Topics: Government Cloud

News Feed Item

BigFix New Deal Competitive Upgrade Discounts Kick Off Enterprise Systems Management Recovery Plan

The World's Best Patch Management for Up to Half the Cost of Other Patching Tools Maximizes IT Budgets and Capacity While Reducing Costs and Risk

EMERYVILLE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/17/09 -- BixFix, Inc., a leader in high-performance enterprise systems and security management solutions, has taken action to maximize enterprise IT budgets with competitive upgrade pricing for BigFix Patch Management when migrating from incumbent competitive products. For the competitive upgrade program, BigFix is offering BigFix Patch Management at up to 50 percent off the quoted renewal price for equivalent solutions from LANDesk, Lumension, Microsoft, Shavlik, Symantec/Altiris, and others. BigFix New Deal pricing enables an easy and cost-effective transition to what is widely regarded as the world's best patch management solution.

"It's time for a Software New Deal," said BigFix CEO Dave Robbins. "Too many software companies charge premium prices for commodity products that just don't work as advertised. This is simply unacceptable given today's economic environment. BigFix Patch Management is not only the world's best solution of its kind as validated in independent product reviews, it is now the most affordable. With BigFix Patch Management, customers can really do more -- and do it better -- at the best possible price."

Unified Platform for Systems and Security Management

Today, BigFix provides 18 applications within a single-console, single-agent unified management platform addressing solution areas such as System Lifecycle Management, Endpoint Protection, Security Configuration and Vulnerability Management, and Software Asset Management. Consolidated security and system management with BigFix also extends across a remarkable breadth of computing devices and operating systems, thereby delivering the most complete enterprise IT management and security infrastructure in the market today.

Extreme Performance

BigFix is based on a revolutionary architecture that distributes management intelligence and capability directly to the computing devices themselves. This architecture makes BigFix radically faster, more accurate, scalable, and more adaptive than traditional management solutions. BigFix delivers:

--  Blazing Speed -- BigFix can effect changes to computing assets much
    faster than any legacy technologies.
--  Pervasive Visibility and Control -- BigFix customers enjoy
    up-to-the-minute visibility and control of the most granular properties and
    processes across tens of thousands of computing assets.
--  Adaptive Scalability -- A single BigFix management server can
    administer over 250,000 computing devices; more than twenty times what is
    typical of traditional solutions.
--  Extreme Productivity -- BigFix administrators enjoy full control of
    their computing assets at their fingertips and can typically handle the
    work formerly performed by multiple staff members using traditional
    solutions.
--  Federal Security Standards Certifications -- BigFix supports a growing
    portfolio of US Government security standards including Common Criteria
    EAL3, FIPS 140-2 Level 2, SCAP and FDCC.
    

Terms and Conditions Details

The BigFix Patch Management competitive upgrade promotion is available in North America and European Union countries from today through June 30, 2009. Discounts are calculated based on quoted renewal prices for competitive solutions and are limited to the number of seats managed by the competitive solution under the applicable current contract. For more information on the promotion or to arrange a consultation with a BigFix sales and service representative, send an email to [email protected].

About BigFix

Founded in 1997, BigFix®, Inc. is the leading provider of high-performance enterprise security and systems management solutions. BigFix revolutionizes IT infrastructure management by replacing fragmented collections of single-purpose tools with the industry's only unified visibility and control architecture that consolidates up to 18 security, IT compliance, decision support, and green computing functions. A global portfolio of leading education, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail organizations has installed BigFix on millions of computers. Industry awards and distinctions include multi-year inclusion in the Deloitte Silicon Valley "Fast Fifty" high-growth companies list, recognition as a "Visionary" in the 2009 Gartner PC Lifecycle Management Magic Quadrant, multiple SIIA "Codie" awards, and numerous independent magazine product review "Best Buy" and "Editor's Choice" designations. For more information, visit www.bigfix.com.

© 2009 BigFix, Inc. All rights reserved. All company and product names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Press Contact:
Candice Huang
Citigate Cunningham
415-618-8723
Email Contact

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
The platform combines the strengths of Singtel's extensive, intelligent network capabilities with Microsoft's cloud expertise to create a unique solution that sets new standards for IoT applications," said Mr Diomedes Kastanis, Head of IoT at Singtel. "Our solution provides speed, transparency and flexibility, paving the way for a more pervasive use of IoT to accelerate enterprises' digitalisation efforts. AI-powered intelligent connectivity over Microsoft Azure will be the fastest connected pat...
There are many examples of disruption in consumer space – Uber disrupting the cab industry, Airbnb disrupting the hospitality industry and so on; but have you wondered who is disrupting support and operations? AISERA helps make businesses and customers successful by offering consumer-like user experience for support and operations. We have built the world’s first AI-driven IT / HR / Cloud / Customer Support and Operations solution.
Codete accelerates their clients growth through technological expertise and experience. Codite team works with organizations to meet the challenges that digitalization presents. Their clients include digital start-ups as well as established enterprises in the IT industry. To stay competitive in a highly innovative IT industry, strong R&D departments and bold spin-off initiatives is a must. Codete Data Science and Software Architects teams help corporate clients to stay up to date with the mod...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
Druva is the global leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, delivering the industry's first data management-as-a-service solution that aggregates data from endpoints, servers and cloud applications and leverages the public cloud to offer a single pane of glass to enable data protection, governance and intelligence-dramatically increasing the availability and visibility of business critical information, while reducing the risk, cost and complexity of managing and protecting it. Druva's...
BMC has unmatched experience in IT management, supporting 92 of the Forbes Global 100, and earning recognition as an ITSM Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for five years running. Our solutions offer speed, agility, and efficiency to tackle business challenges in the areas of service management, automation, operations, and the mainframe.
The Jevons Paradox suggests that when technological advances increase efficiency of a resource, it results in an overall increase in consumption. Writing on the increased use of coal as a result of technological improvements, 19th-century economist William Stanley Jevons found that these improvements led to the development of new ways to utilize coal. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Thiele, Chief Strategy Officer for Apcera, compared the Jevons Paradox to modern-day enterprise IT, examin...
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors! In this blog post, we provide 7 tips on how, as part of our world-class faculty, you can deliver one of the most popular sessions at our events. But before reading...
DSR is a supplier of project management, consultancy services and IT solutions that increase effectiveness of a company's operations in the production sector. The company combines in-depth knowledge of international companies with expert knowledge utilising IT tools that support manufacturing and distribution processes. DSR ensures optimization and integration of internal processes which is necessary for companies to grow rapidly. The rapid growth is possible thanks, to specialized services an...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...