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Altiris joins with Microsoft for inaugural AP Management Summit

  • 22 May, 2003 14:20

<p>NEWS RELEASE</p>
<p>Altiris Australia Pty Ltd signs up as a Gold Sponsor of the Microsoft Management Summit 2003, 18-19 June</p>
<p>Announces Pre-Summit free half day update for Altiris customers
Tuesday, June 17</p>
<p>SYDNEY – May 22, 2003 – Altiris Australia Pty Ltd, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRS), a leader in systems management solutions that reduce the total cost of owning information technology, has announced that it has signed up as one of the Gold Sponsors of the Microsoft Management Summit 2003.</p>
<p>To be staged in Sydney at the Sheraton on the Park Hotel, the Microsoft Management Summit 2003 is specifically designed for IT professionals to help them manage their IT infrastructure more efficiently. This is the first and largest Microsoft event of its kind in Asia Pacific. For more details go to: www.microsoft.com/australia/mms03</p>
<p>Why Altiris and Microsoft?
Altiris was the first vendor to provide native integration with Microsoft’s SMS, and is the only vendor to provide an integrated Web console for SMS. Many customers use Altiris to extend their SMS infrastructure and more fully manage their enterprise. Altiris complements SMS by providing systems deployment, PC Migration, mobile backup and recovery including disaster recovery, as well as additional asset management capabilities and Web administration through SMS.</p>
<p>“Efficient management of IT infrastructure is critical for companies to get the most out of their IT budgets,” said Ben English, Microsoft Security and Management Product Manager. “The Microsoft Management Summit is designed to directly address this issue and we are delighted that Altiris have joined Microsoft for the first Asia Pacific based event.”</p>
<p>Announcing the Altiris Pre-Summit
In addition to the Gold Sponsorship and participation in the Microsoft Management Summit 2003, Altiris will be staging the inaugural Pre-Summit, a conference specifically for Altiris customers.</p>
<p>Altiris Australia Pty Ltd signs up as a Gold Sponsor…..contd.</p>
<p>The Pre-Summit will be held on Tuesday, June 17 at the same venue, the Sheraton on the Park Hotel, Sydney. . The Pre-Summit is FREE for Altiris customers.</p>
<p>“The Pre-Summit will provide our Australian customers with an excellent opportunity to hear about the latest developments in the Altiris product range, as well as learning more
about how Altiris integrates with Microsoft technology, said Geoff Masters, Altiris Managing Director, Asia Pacific.</p>
<p>“There will be product roadmap presentations by US Product Management, Hands On product training and up to date information on the Microsoft relationship.</p>
<p>“This will be the first time we have been able to bring together the local Altiris customers and give them a technology update since our IPO last year,” added Masters</p>
<p>About Altiris
Altiris, Inc. offers a full line of Web-enabled solutions that empower organizations to easily manage desktops, notebooks, handhelds and servers throughout the IT lifecycle. Altiris provides fully integrated, complete systems management solutions for client and mobile, asset, and server management. Altiris’ vision is to automate, simplify, and reduce the cost and complexity of IT lifecycle management with a rapid return on investment. For more information, visit www.altiris.com.</p>
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<p>Altiris is a registered trademark of Altiris, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries. Specific product(s) is(are) a trademark(s) of Altiris, Inc. The other company names or products mentioned are or may be trademarks of their respective owners.</p>
<p>Altiris contact:
David Sanday
Altiris, Inc.
+61 (0) 2 8925 4500
mobile: 0438 449503
dsanday@altiris.com.au</p>

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