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ManageEngine Password Manager Pro Wins Top Honors in SC Magazine's Group Test of Password Management Solutions

Password Manager Pro receives a perfect 5-star score and wins the "Recommended" rating

AUSTIN, TX, November 25, 2008

ManageEngine, makers of a globally renowned suite of cost effective network, systems and security management software solutions, today announced that ManageEngine Password Manager Pro, the company's Privileged Password Management solution, received a perfect 5 Stars and won the "Recommended" rating following extensive testing by SC Magazine -- the world's longest running monthly publication focusing on information security. The review appears in the magazine’s November, 2008 issue.

In its group test, a competitive, hands-on review of nine competing Password Management solutions, SC Magazine editors awarded top honors to Password Manager Pro. With the coveted "SC Magazine Recommended" rating, Password Manager Pro earned 5 out 5 stars in all test categories — features, performance, ease-of-use, documentation, support and value for the money.

"Ease of deployment, small software footprint and superior pricing make ManageEngine Password Manager Pro our Recommended product," states the review. The Magazine found Password Manager Pro provides excellent value for the money. "ManageEngine Password Manager Pro provides a simple and effective way of managing passwords across the enterprise at a fair cost," adds the review.

Peter Stephenson, Technology Editor, SC Magazine, made particular reference to the software's ease-of-use; ability to remotely change passwords on critical systems on a regular basis; and the intuitiveness of the web-interface all the way from logging onto the system through managing resources.

"This recognition from SC Magazine validates the exceptional value of our password management solution,” said Rajesh Ganesan, Director of Product Management at ManageEngine. “It has put Password Manager Pro among the leaders in the market and has clearly established it as the best choice for companies looking for value for the money, while not compromising on data security and industry standard practices. It is evident from the review that Password Manager Pro offers all enterprise-class password management features truly at a fraction of cost of other solutions in the market.  This review supports our commitment to continually providing value to our customers and we are thrilled to receive a perfect score," he added.

“I am delighted with the exemplary review of Password Manager Pro in SC Magazine,” said Peter Reynolds, Managing Director of Networks Unlimited, the distributor for ManageEngine in the UK and Ireland. “I firmly believe that this accolade will help increase the deserved awareness of the product in line with the growth being experienced with the rest of the ManageEngine suite," he added.

Password Manager Pro is a privileged password management software which serves as a secure vault for storing, accessing and managing shared administrative passwords. It enables IT managers to enforce standard password management practices such as maintaining a central repository of all passwords, usage of strong passwords, automatically changing sensitive passwords, controlling user access to shared passwords and keeping record of all access to passwords across the enterprise.  

The complete review by SC Magazine can be accessed at
http://www.scmagazineuk.com/ManageEngine-Password-Manager-Pro/Review/2654/

Availability and Pricing

The latest release of Password Manager Pro can be downloaded directly from the ManageEngine website (www.passwordmanagerpro.com). Password Manager Pro is available in two Editions - Standard and Premium and offers a 30-day evaluation license of the Premium Edition. A permanent Free Edition is also available for small businesses. The annual subscription price for the Standard Edition starts at $ 495 for 2 administrators (unlimited resources & users). Premium Edition (annual subscription) starts at $ 1195 for 5 administrators (unlimited resources & users). Both editions can be licensed for unlimited administrators. ManageEngine Password Manager Pro may be downloaded from www.passwordmanagerpro.com/download.html

About SC Magazine

As one of the longest running publications dedicated to covering information security, SC Magazine is ideally placed to provide readers with information and advice on how to protect themselves against growing IT dangers. With print editions in both the US and Europe, and online editions in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific region, the publication brings a unique view of the subject, based on its close contacts with leading players in both markets. SC Magazine publishes product and service evaluations in its comprehensive product-testing section, which reviews the benefits of major products in the market.

About ManageEngine

ManageEngine is the leader in low-cost enterprise IT management software. The ManageEngine suite offers enterprise IT management solutions including Network Management, HelpDesk & ITIL, Bandwidth Monitoring, Application Management, Desktop Management, Security Management, Password Management, Active Directory reporting, and a Managed Services platform. ManageEngine products are easy to install, setup and use and offer extensive support, consultation, and training. More than 30,000 organizations from different verticals, industries, and sizes use ManageEngine to take care of their IT management needs cost effectively. ManageEngine is a division of AdventNet, Inc. For more information, please visit www.manageengine.com.

Media Contact:

Greg Wise
Weber Shandwick, for ManageEngine
+1–512–794–4716
gwise@webershandwick.com