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Adaptiva Recognized as a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring 100 Global Award

SEATTLE, Nov. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adaptiva, a leading provider of IT systems management solutions, announced today it has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's 2012 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year's most disruptive and far reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe. This continues a string of recent award recognitions for the company, with Adaptiva being awarded the 2012 Golden Bridge Award for Best New Information Technology Software just last month.

With today's enterprises seeking to cut traditional IT budgets while simultaneously integrating new, emerging technologies it is essential they find a way to control overhead costs. Adaptiva's solution platform increases IT efficiencies and significantly reduces power consumption by enabling enterprises to extend and streamline the capabilities of Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager. It also simplifies technology management through the elimination of server infrastructure – providing complete visibility and control of the client management process, ultimately enabling businesses to save millions of dollars in IT costs per year.

"The IT landscape has become outdated and inefficient in terms of how costly and effective traditional enterprise technologies can be," said Todd Floyd, vice president of sales and operations at Adaptiva. "We're seeing an increased demand for services that can improve efficiency levels and help reduce costs by optimizing current technologies, and recognition from the Red Herring Global 100 further acknowledges the need in today's businesses world for solutions that create a streamlined IT process."

The Red Herring editorial team selected the companies demonstrating the most innovative technologies and business models originating from over 1000 companies from over 40 nations. These companies, representing past Red Herring Asia, Europe and North America awards, are judged on a range of qualitative and quantitative metrics, including but not limited to, technology innovation, financial performance, growth criterion, management's execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy and market share improvement.

"Technology companies are becoming the bright spot in the economic outlook based on their increasing role within macro-economic environments," stated Alex Vieux, chairman of Red Herring. "2012 has confirmed the sector's vibrant activity and its resilience to widespread economic problems. An unprecedented number of entrepreneurs are attempting to jump ahead of the competition and aspire to make a difference. Breakthroughs obsolete each other faster than ever before. Adaptiva has performed exceptionally in its field and strongly deserves to be singled out as one of the Red Herring Global Finalists. At this stage, we are left with the daunting task to select the best qualified companies for the 2012 Top 100 Global Award."

The Finalists are invited to present their winning strategies at the Red Herring Global forum in Los Angeles, November 27-29 2012. The Top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony on November 29 at the event.

About Adaptiva

Founded in 2004, Adaptiva is the 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 tradition client server infrastructures into lean distributed networks that minimize the number of servers under management, simplify systems management and optimize content distribution – delivering significantly lower costs and higher return on investment of existing systems. Adaptiva is deployed on more than 2 million devices in over 14 countries, and is sold directly through a network of partners and channel resellers. Learn more at www.adaptiva.com, email info@adaptiva.com or call 425.823.4500. Follow Adaptiva on Facebook and Twitter.

CONTACT: Richard L. Tso Phone Number: 206.264.8220 Email: Adaptiva@barokas.comSource: Adaptiva