SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - August 4, 2008) - Ensim Corporation, the leading provider of user provisioning and access control software, today announced that its Ensim Unify Enterprise Edition was named as a bronze medal winner of the "2008 Editor's Best Awards" in the messaging category by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro magazine.

"The 2008 Editor's Best Awards utilize our editors' product knowledge and subject matter expertise to identify exceptional products that benefit the Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine reader communities," said Jeff Lewis, group publisher. "Our editors selected winners based on the product's strategic importance to the market, its competitive advantages and its value to the customer."

"Our editors are tough, in-the-trenches critics," Lewis continued. "They demand solid value and performance from the products they select. Editor's Best Award winners can feel proud that the products and services they developed have earned the respect and recognition of the Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine editorial staff."

Available as snap-in tools or a full suite, Ensim Unify Enterprise Edition ( allows organizations to decrease operating costs, improve workforce effectiveness, and meet security and compliance goals. Unify Enterprise Edition redefines user provisioning and access control software for Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange and mobility applications such as BlackBerry Enterprise Server and Windows Mobile. It provides change management, automated provisioning, mobile and client device configuration, delegated administration, and resource optimization, all via an easy to use role-based Web portal.

"Receiving this honor from Windows IT Pro validates the quality of our product," said Francois Depayras, vice president of marketing and alliances at Ensim. "We hope that when selecting user provisioning software, enterprises keep in mind that Ensim's products are distinguished for their superior quality and performance."

Penton Media's Windows IT Pro, the largest independent Windows IT community in the world, has Windows IT Pro as its flagship print publication. Windows IT Pro also includes SQL Server Magazine and Office SharePoint Pro. The Windows IT Pro network has 2.5 million unique visitors to its Web sites each month, and more than one million subscribers who opt-in to one or more email newsletters. Windows IT Pro is the world's leading producer of custom road shows, paid conferences and paid workshops for Windows and SQL Server IT and developer professionals. For more information visit: or

About Ensim Corporation

Founded in 1998, Ensim Corporation is redefining user provisioning and access control software. Available as snap-in tools or a full suite, Ensim Unify allows organizations to decrease operating costs, improve workforce effectiveness, and meet security and compliance goals. Ensim Application Managers for Active Directory, Exchange, Mobility, and Password Reset deploy rapidly, deliver instant dollar-saving results. With over a million users currently supported, Ensim's proven products eliminate repetitive administrative tasks, returning IT to the business of driving innovation. Ensim is Microsoft Gold Certified. Visit or contact Ensim at 1-877-693-6746 or 1-408-496-3700 outside the United States.

About Penton Media, Inc.

Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the U.S., serving more than six million business professionals every month. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 150 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit

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