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U.S. Marine Corps using Belarc's system to manage 120,000 PCs worldwide

Automated, Secure Web-based Intranet system gives entire Marine Corps up-to-date IT Asset data.

Maynard, MA -- August 13, 2002 -- Belarc, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) has successfully unified management of its 120,000 desktops, servers and laptops worldwide, using Belarc's BelManage system. BelManage helps the USMC with the following critical tasks:

  • Software license management.
  • Consolidating legacy software applications and servers.
  • Windows 2000 upgrade planning.
  • Change Management, and more.

"We are using BelManage to get a handle on our legacy software applications and to help consolidate our servers throughout our worldwide network", said LT Colonel Frank Brady. "We have even used it to find unauthorized applications and operating systems running on our computers."

"We are very pleased that the USMC has been able to quickly deploy and use BelManage for these mission critical tasks", said Sumin Tchen, chairman of Belarc. "The USMC's computer assets are distributed throughout the world. Our goal has been to deliver systems that are easy to use and deploy and require a minimum of maintenance for these challenging environments."

A single BelManage server automatically updates information about hundreds of thousands of computers located throughout the world on a daily basis, updates its SQL Server or Oracle database, and makes the relevant information available to distributed IT personnel via secure browser logins.

About Belarc

Belarc, Inc. develops and licenses Internet and Intranet based products which help make personal computers easier to use and maintain by large and small commercial and government users and individual consumers. Belarc's products are in use on well over four million PCs and are licensed by numerous end-users including Clear Channel Communications, Commercial Federal Bank, Dana Corp., Dexter, EDS, Epsilon, Imation, Mayo Clinic, Merck, Mitel, Pacific Life, Terayon, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, Veterans Administration, Worthington Industries, and many more. Website: http://www.belarc.com

For additional information, please contact:
Belarc, Inc.
email: info@belarc.com
Tel: +1 978-461-1100

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