Adaptiva Named as Finalist for FStech Award's "Most Innovative Product of the Year"

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adaptiva, a leading provider of IT efficiency solutions for Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), today announced it has been recognized as a finalist in the "Most Innovative Product of the Year" category of the 2014 FStech Awards. Implemented in a number of global banking and financial institutions, Adaptiva's technology is going head-to-head with the likes of SunGard and SanDisk for the top honor in the category.

"Since we work with a number of global financial institutions, we are ecstatic that our IT systems technology is being honored for the efficiencies and innovations it provides organizations in this sector," said Deepak Kumar, founder and chief technology officer of Adaptiva. "This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication our team puts forth each day to help our customers dramatically reduce global IT systems management costs while improving performance, security, and compliance."

Now into its 14th year, the FStech Awards recognizes excellence and innovation in the field of information technology within the UK and EMEA financial services industry. Winning entries come from financial services institutions and technology suppliers who are leading the way in such areas as social media, customer service, compliance, mobile, online, systems integration, outsourcing and data governance.

"Congratulations to Adaptiva for making the 2014 FStech Awards shortlist," said Scott Thompson, Editor, of the FStech publication. "Competition has been particularly fierce this year. Once again there are many great examples of cutting edge technology suppliers and financial institutions making innovative and effective use of technology in various pockets of the sector."

The winners of each category will be announced at this year's FStech Awards Gala Dinner on March 27, 2014 at the Lancaster Hotel in London.

About Adaptiva

Founded in 2004 by the lead architect of Microsoft SMS 2003, Adaptiva has grown into a leading global provider of IT systems management solutions for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Adaptiva extends SCCM to run with no infrastructure and provide faster worldwide content delivery—without impacting WAN traffic or end-user systems. Adaptiva's suite of SCCM add-ins automatically diagnoses and repairs problems with clients and servers, and intelligently reduces IT power consumption. Adaptiva software is deployed on millions of devices in over 60 countries, and is sold directly and through a network of partners and channel resellers. Learn more at www.adaptiva.com, email info@adaptiva.com or call 425.823.4500.

About FStech

FStech (formerly Financial Sector Technology) is one of the leading business titles for IT decision makers in the UK and European financial services sector. The title has an ABC certified circulation of 10,417 IT decision makers from across the continent, within banks, building societies, insurers, trading houses, exchanges and other financial institutions. FStech publish six editions per year, with in-depth features and in-bound supplements examining the key issues of the day. A regularly updated website and weekly e-newsletter also ensures our readers are up to date with all the latest news and developments within the sector. A directory of key IT suppliers is also included at the back of each issue. FStech hosts an annual Awards evening to showcase the achievements of those within the sector, as well as the Payments Awards, an event that recognizes cards and payments excellence and technology innovation within the UK and EMEA. http://www.fstech.co.uk/fst/aboutus.php

CONTACT: Media Contact Richard L. Tso Barokas Public Relations for Adaptiva 206-456-9630 adaptiva@barokas.comSource: Adaptiva