Belarc's BelManage PC Management product selected "Best of 2002" by Bloor Research

Maynard, MA, USA -- 10 January 2003 -- Belarc, Inc. announced today that Bloor Research has selected Belarc's BelManage as one of its "Best of 2002" IT products. The selections can be seen on Bloor Research's web site.

BelManage allows organizations to easily manage their desktops, servers and laptops located anywhere in the world from one Intranet server and SQL database. Common tasks include managing software licenses, consolidating legacy applications, planning for Windows 2000/XP upgrades, controlling software and hardware adds and removes, and more.

"We are very pleased to be in such good company as Microsoft's .Net server, IBM's eServer series, and other extremely innovative products, said Andy Ridgers, Director of Belarc's UK office. "BelManage has proven to be very successful in both very large geographically distributed networks, and in small networks because it is so easy to install and requires little or no on-going maintenance."

"We at Bloor Research pride ourselves in our truely independent research and our years of industry experience in real IT environments, said Graham Fisher, Senior IT Analyst at Bloor Research. "BelManage is product that solves a problem, faced by every organisation, in an innovative and very practical manner."

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, National Park Service, Pacific Life, Terayon, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, Veterans Administration, Worthington Industries, and many more.

About Bloor Research

Bloor Research's mission is to increase business success by guiding organisations on the effective development and utilisation of information technology, through independent, expert research, analysis and tailor-made advice. Strategic vision and tactical solutions are provided through Bloor Research's web-based publishing and bespoke consultancy services.

For additional information, please contact:
Belarc, Inc.
Tel: +1 978-461-1100

Belarc and BelManage are trademarks or registered trademarks of Belarc, Inc. All other trademarks are owned by their respective companies.