Shavlik Technologies Ranked Number 285 Fastest Growing Technology Company in North America on the 2005 Deloitte Technology Fast 500

Oct 19, 2005, 01:00 ET from Shavlik Technologies, LLC

    ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Shavlik Technologies, LLC, a
 leading security software and services provider, today announced that it
 ranked Number 285 on the 2005 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the
 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America.  Rankings are based
 on percentage revenue growth over five years, from 2000 - 2004.  Shavlik
 Technologies grew 527 percent during this period.
     Shavlik Technologies' president and CEO, Mark Shavlik, credits his team of
 dedicated employees and a focus on meeting customer needs with the company's
 527 percent revenue growth over the past five years.  He said, "Our customers
 are facing increasingly demanding security issues and the need for efficient
 network security products is growing.  Shavlik is pleased to be experiencing
 significant growth by providing best of breed patch management, spyware
 management and enterprise security risk management solutions for global
 companies of all sizes."
     "Attracting enough customers to attain such fast growth over five years
 makes a strong statement about the quality of a company's product and its
 leadership," said Tony Kern, deputy national managing principal of Deloitte's
 Technology, Media & Telecommunications industry practice.  "Shavlik
 Technologies has shown the right stuff for growth."
     Fast 500 Selection and Qualifications
     The Fast 500 list is compiled from Deloitte's 15 regional North American
 Fast 50 lists, nominations submitted directly to the Fast 500, and public
 company database research.  To qualify for the Fast 500, entrants must have
 had 2000 operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or $75,000 CD for the
 United States and Canada, respectively, and 2004 operating revenues of at
 least $1 million USD or CD.
     About Shavlik Technologies, LLC
     Shavlik Technologies helps information technology managers and
 administrators manage computer system security including policy based
 assessment, security scanning and remediation of security vulnerabilities due
 to missing patches, weak accounts and passwords.  Shavlik's security solutions
 include Shavlik NetChk(TM) Protect, a unified console for multiple security
 products including Shavlik HFNetChkPro(TM), the industry standard for security
 patch management; and Shavlik NetChk(TM) Spyware, an enterprise anti-spyware
 solution.  Other security solutions include Shavlik Security Agents(TM), the
 company's new agent-based patch management solution; Shavlik HFNetChkPro(TM)
 for Solaris, the company's web-based interface for the Linux and Solaris
 environments; Shavlik EnterpriseInspector(TM), a powerful network inspection
 tool; and Shavlik AccountInspector(TM), an interactive account and password
 security tool.
     Founded in 1993, Shavlik licenses its industry-leading technology to
 partners including BindView, BladeLogic, BMC Software, Endforce, Intuit,
 iPass, Microsoft, Quest Software, NetIQ, N-able, ScriptLogic, SupportSoft and
 Symantec.  Shavlik can be reached at .
     "Shavlik Technologies" is a registered trademark in the United States and
 certain other countries, of Shavlik Technologies, LLC.  Additional Shavlik
 product names are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Shavlik
 Technologies.  All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the
 property of their respective owners.
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