Adaptiva Awarded a Gold Stevie(R) From the American Business Awards(SM)

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adaptiva, a leading provider of IT efficiency solutions for Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the "Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year" category in The 11th Annual American Business AwardsSM. This award comes on heels of a momentous year of achievements and recognition for Adaptiva thus far in 2013. In addition to the Gold Stevie, Adaptiva won Gold in this year's TechAwardsCircle and Network Products Guide competitions, and was also named as a finalist in a handful of leading industry programs like the WindowsITPro Community Choice and Green I.T. awards.

"So many remarkable stories of success and innovation were told in the nominations submitted to this year's American Business Awards," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "We congratulate all of this year's Stevie Award winners, and thank them for the inspiration provided by their achievements."

Adaptiva provides an all in one IT Efficiency Software Suite, with unique features and functionality that seamlessly integrate with SCCM. It quickly extends the Microsoft technology to easily increase network and IT efficiencies by streamlining global SCCM infrastructure, automating PC support, and enhancing system power management. This allows organizations to improve ROI in relation to systems management, support, and PC power consumption costs.

"We are honored to receive this top recognition from the American Business Awards," said Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Adaptiva, Deepak Kumar. "I'm proud of my team and this amazing achievement. Over the last several years we've worked hard to develop a solid product that has successfully met the needs of our customers and this award is validation of the positive business results that we've seen as a result."

The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, and Stevie Award winners are selected by more than 320 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process. This year's American Business Awards were presented at two events. Awards for marketing, customer service, human resources, and other disciplines were announced in Chicago in June. While this week's event in San Francisco focused on technology and new product awards categories. Details about The American Business Awards and a full list of categories and winners are available at: www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

About Adaptiva

Founded in 2004, Adaptiva is a leader in IT systems management software, extending the functionality of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager for enterprises across the globe. Adaptiva's software suite and underlying platform optimizes existing IT assets for content delivery, PC power management and client health. Adaptiva's software transforms traditional server based systems management infrastructures into lean peer-to-peer networks that are resilient, highly scalable, and optimize content distribution – delivering significantly lower costs and higher return on investment of existing systems. A Microsoft Gold Partner, Adaptiva is deployed on more than 2 million devices in over 14 countries, and is sold directly, and through a network of partners and channel resellers. Learn more at www.adaptiva.com, email info (at) adaptiva (dot) com or call 425.823.4500. Follow Adaptiva on Facebook and Twitter.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this month. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com

Sponsors and partners of The 2013 American Business Awards include the Business TalkRadio Network, Callidus Software, Citrix Online, Dynamic Research Corporation, Experian Consumer Services, John Hancock Funds, LifeLock, PetRays, and SoftPro.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Richard L. Tso Barokas Public Relations for Adaptiva 206.264.8220 Richard@barokas.comSource: Adaptiva