BeyondTrust Privilege Manager Awarded Silver in Windows IT Pro Editor’s Choice Awards
Agoura Hills, Calif. — November 30, 2009 - BeyondTrust, the leading provider of Privileged Access Lifecycle Management (PALM) solutions, today announced that its Privilege Manager was named a silver winner in the “2009 Editor’s Best Awards” by Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro® magazine in the Best Active Directory and Group Policy Product category.
“Our Editors’ Best Awards allow us to take advantage of our contributing editors’ in-the-trenches expertise in the Windows and SQL Server markets to provide well-earned recognition to products that exceed industry standards,” said Michele Crockett, editorial strategy director for Windows IT Pro. “We're proud to now share this invaluable insight with our Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine communities. Our winners should be extremely proud of this honor of recognition from our editorial experts.”
“It’s an honor to have Privilege Manager recognized by a prestigious panel of judges with hands-on experience,” said John Mutch, CEO of BeyondTrust. “Windows IT Pro is among the most well-recognized sources of information for Microsoft enterprises. The award offers tremendous validation of the value we’ve brought to our customers in implementing the best practice of Least Privilege and our ability to empower enterprises to eliminate the risk of intentional, accidental or indirect misuse of privileges.”
BeyondTrust Privilege Manager enables organizations to remove administrator rights and allow end-users to run all required Windows applications, processes and ActiveX controls. By eliminating the need to grant administrator rights to end-users, IT departments can create a more secure, compliant and standard environment.
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Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the United States, serving more than 6 million business professionals every month. The company[singlequote]s market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 websites, 150 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information about the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.
Founded in 1985, BeyondTrust is the only provider of Privileged Access Lifecycle Management (PALM) solutions for heterogeneous IT environments. The BeyondTrust suite of products reduces the risks associated with insider sabotage and theft of proprietary data, while documenting accountability to support increasing demands of regulatory compliance required across many industries.
PALM is a technology architecture framework consisting of four continual stages running under a centralized automated platform: access to privileged resources, control of privileged resources, monitoring of actions taken on privileged resources, and remediation to revert changes made on privileged IT resources to a known good state.
More than half of the companies listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rely on BeyondTrust to secure their enterprises. BeyondTrust customers include eight of the world[singlequote]s 10 largest banks, seven of the world[singlequote]s 10 largest aerospace and defense firms, and six of the 10 largest U.S. pharmaceutical companies, as well as renowned universities. BeyondTrust[singlequote]s customer retention rate is over 90 percent. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with East Coast offices in Greater Boston as well as Washington DC, and EMEA offices in London, UK. For more information, visit www.beyondtrust.com..
NOTE TO EDITORS: If you would like additional information on BeyondTrust and its products, please view the BeyondTrust web site at www.beyondtrust.com..
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