Windows IT Media Names 'Best of MMS 2006' Winners; Configuresoft wins Overall Best award; Altiris wins Best New Product.
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See OTC Bulletin Board (OTCBB). :PTON) Windows IT Media announced the winners of the "Best of Microsoft Management Summit (MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) An enhanced transmission service that enables graphics, video clips and sound files to be transmitted via cellphones. Developed as part of the 3GPP project, MMS phones are generally backward compatible with SMS and EMS. ) Awards 2006" after reviewing more than 40 management-related IT products and services submitted for the contest. Judges chose 10 finalists and announced the grand prize winner, Configuresoft's Enterprise Configuration Manager, at the MMS exposition in San Diego, Calif., on April 26.
"The field included more than 40 entries, and after technically evaluating all the entries, we chose the winner and the finalists based on the product's strategic importance to the market, its competitive advantages and the value to the customer," said Michael Otey, Technical Director for Windows IT Pro Windows IT Pro (ISSN-1552-3136) is a trade publication and web site owned by Penton Media serving the information needs of IT professionals in various fields including data processing, software development and programming. .
Configuresoft's Enterprise Configuration Manager won the Overall Best of MMS 2006 award, and Altiris' Software Virtualization Solution Wikipedia is not the place for advertisement or self-advertising.
This article or section appears to contain a large number of buzzwords and may require cleanup. won the Best New Product award. Argent ar·gent
1. Heraldry The metal silver, represented by the color white.
2. Archaic Silver or something resembling it. Software's Guardian, DesktopStandard Corporation's PolicyMaker Application, and Softricity's Virtualization An umbrella term for enhancing a computer's ability to do work. Following are the ways virtualization is used.
Partitioning the computer's memory into separate and isolated "virtual machines" simulates multiple machines within one physical computer. Platform all received Runner Up awards. Other finalists were Quest Software's Vintela Authentication Services, Centrify's DirectControl, eXc Software's MOM and SMS (1) (Storage Management System) Software used to routinely back up and archive files. See HSM.
(2) (Systems Management Server) Systems management software from Microsoft that runs on Windows NT Server. eXctender Event Provider for non-Windows, NetPro's ChangeAuditor, and Iconclude's Repair System.
Winners were announced on April 26 at the Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine booth #525 during the exposition at 7:00 p.m. These top management products will gain industry recognition from the prestigious award and be deemed industry leaders.
Winners of the "Best of Microsoft Management Summit Awards 2006" will be profiled in the July issues of Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine.
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