Blackbird Management Suite Wins Third Consecutive Gold "Editors' Best Award" from Windows IT Pro

Nov 21, 2012, 09:12 ET from Blackbird Group, Inc.

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackbird Group, Inc. today announced that its Blackbird Management Suite received a third consecutive gold award from Penton Media's Windows IT Pro® magazine. Blackbird won the "Editors' Best Award 2012" in the Best Auditing/Compliance Product category, its second win for this category. In 2011, Blackbird won the gold award in the Best Active Directory and Group Policy Product category.

"One of the most difficult management tasks for Windows administrators is figuring out what network resources a particular user has access to," explained Sean Deuby, Technical Director at Windows IT Pro Magazine. "Blackbird Management Suite gives you insight into user access in both historical and real-time modes."

"We are thrilled to receive this award again from the editors at Windows IT Pro," said Blackbird CEO, Christian Ehrenthal. "It reinforces our confidence in our expanding suite of products and further validates our approach to solving the problems of Windows auditing, data governance and compliance. For us, earning three consecutive wins really confirms how successful we are at serving our customers and the market."

The Blackbird Management Suite helps enterprises deal effectively with internal security initiatives and regulatory compliance requirements. It guides IT administrators through the entire identity and access lifecycle, consolidating tasks into a single easy-to-use console. Its unique integrated approach, which now includes modules for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SQL Server, simplifies real-time auditing, compliance reporting, continuous recovery, Windows event management, and access entitlement management.

About the Blackbird Group, Inc.
A leader in automation and compliance management, the Blackbird Group provides insight for enhanced governance and cost efficiencies across the Microsoft Windows infrastructure. Blackbird's innovative solutions help organizations make the most of their Windows infrastructure investments through automation and simplified audit, recovery, event management and reporting. The Blackbird Group is a privately held company with more than 15 million seats under management. Its headquarters are located in Manhattan, New York. For more information, please visit

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