ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) today announced an agreement with Shavlik to distribute Shavlik’s Protect and SCUPDates patch-management solutions in the United States and Canada. LANDesk Software recently acquired the Shavlik product portfolio from VMware.
“Shavlik’s ‘add water and stir’ approach to IT solutions means that customers can get up and running and see ROI (return on investment) more quickly than with other solutions.”
“Given the emerging prevalence of applications and plugins in the enterprise data center, Arrow is pleased to bring Shavlik’s patch-management technology to our solution provider community,” said Mike Nowlan, vice president of Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions business. “Arrow has a long-standing commitment to, and leadership position in, the IT security market. The addition of Shavlik to our portfolio reinforces that commitment and industry leadership.”
Shavlik Protect is a patch management product for client and server devices that offers IT administrators agent or agentless flexibility. Shavlik SCUPDates, an add-on offering to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, seamlessly expands patching capabilities to include third-party applications. The solutions are suitable for organizations of all sizes and in any industry.
“Our agreement with Arrow is essential in our effort to enable reseller organizations to build a profitable business around patch management and provide customers with effective solutions to their patch-related security needs,” said Marshall Smith, vice president of partnering and sales operations for Shavlik. “Shavlik’s ‘add water and stir’ approach to IT solutions means that customers can get up and running and see ROI (return on investment) more quickly than with other solutions.”
Shavlik, a global leader in simplifying the complexity of IT management, is dedicated to significantly reducing the time-to-value for IT professionals from months to minutes. Shavlik’s Protect, Configure, SCUPdates and Management Intelligence are some of its on-premise and cloud-based solutions that enable customers to manage both physical and virtual machines, deploy software, discover assets, simplify configuration, control power usage and ensure endpoint security. By bringing the sophisticated capabilities enjoyed by large companies to organizations of all sizes and types, Shavlik is driving the democratization of IT.
Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 470 locations in 55 countries.