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Press Release Summary:

Featuring diverse platform support that includes Mac OS X, Enterprise Configuration Manager (ECM) v5.1 helps organizations achieve and maintain secure and compliant posture across heterogeneous environments. It provides unified, cross-platform patch assessment and remediation; extends compliance and change management into mission critical Oracle databases; and integrates configuration management inside VMware's VirtualCenter.

Original Press Release:

Configuresoft Rolls out Major Enhancements to Enterprise Configuration Manager

Latest Version Enhances Remediation and Patch Assurance for UNIX & Linux platforms, VMware VirtualCenter(TM) Integration, Oracle Database Management, and Support for Apple Mac OS X

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 10 -- Configuresoft, a leading enterprise server configuration management company, has announced the release of ECM v5.1, a major expansion of its award-winning configuration management solution designed to help organizations achieve and maintain a cost effective, secure and compliant posture across heterogeneous platforms in the enterprise.

ECM 5.1 provides unified, cross-platform patch assessment and remediation, extends compliance and change management into mission critical Oracle databases, and seamlessly integrates configuration management inside VMware's VirtualCenter.

"Accurate configuration information is the foundation of every decision in IT, whether manual or automatic," according to the June 2008 Forrester Research report, "A Federated CMDB Remains Distant, But Start Now." The report asserts, "Done right, process execution is more likely to succeed. Done wrong, process execution is almost guaranteed to fail."

New features in ECM 5.1 include:

-- Fast, efficient and effective patch assessment, deployment and compliance capabilities for UNIX platforms including Sun Solaris, Red hat Linux, IBM AIX and SUSE Linux
-- VMware VirtualCenter Compliance Plug-in delivers integrated configuration management into VirtualCenter making it easy to achieve and maintain compliance across physical and virtual environments
-- New compliance and change monitoring capabilities for Oracle database servers
-- Additional platform support that includes Apple's Mac OS X

"Configuresoft's customers continue to leverage our solutions to manage complex IT infrastructures in an economical and efficient manner, and with the introduction of 5.1 we are focused on adding new functionality that extends our application and platform coverage," said Alex Goldstein, CEO of Configuresoft. "This substantial release demonstrates the kind of industry leadership that has enabled Configuresoft to gain momentum for each of the past 10 years."

ECM 5.1 is available for immediate download for customers with an existing Configuresoft maintenance agreement. New customers may obtain ECM 5.1 by contacting Configuresoft at 1.888.447.2220 or by visiting

About Configuresoft

Configuresoft, the world's leading enterprise configuration management provider, delivers automated and optimized Lean IT, secure and compliant Clean IT, and energy efficient Green IT to IT Operations. Hundreds of organizations, including 13 of the world's 25 largest companies, rely on Configuresoft to effectively and efficiently manage the complexity of today's physical and virtualized IT environments. Configuresoft's team of security and policy experts ensures continuous compliance with regulatory requirements such as Sarbanes-Oxley and industry standards such as PCI DSS and Microsoft and VMware Hardening Guides. To contact Configuresoft, please call (888) 447-2220 or visit

CONTACT: Kristin Miller of SS|PR, +1-719-634-8292, for Configuresoft

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