Shavlik provides on-premises and SAAS-based management software that enables enterprises to manage, monitor and secure their IT systems.
on May 16 added to its ever-increasing product set by acquiring Shavlik
Technologies, a provider of cloud-based IT management software for small and
of the transaction were not disclosed.
based in New Brighton, Minn., provides on-premises and SAAS (software as a
service)-based management software that enables enterprises to manage, monitor
and secure their IT systems when moving to virtual and/or cloud computing IT
Shavlik provides centralized IT management functions that include asset
management, security, business continuity and data protection capabilities;
simplified deployment and automation, enabling SMBs to evolve legacy systems to
virtual and cloud models without requiring significant in-house skills or
resources; and automated IT management, including patch, compliance and
was VMware's second acquisition in less than a month. The Palo Alto,
Calif.-based company bought
Web-based presentation software provider SlideRocket on April 27
has been on a shopping spree lately. In March, the company
picked up visual development toolmaker Wavemaker
and Shavlik have partnered for the last two years on VMware GO, a joint SAAS
offering that assists SMBs with rapid deployment and management of VMware
acquisition is expected to be completed later this quarter, VMware said.