Bracknell, UK – 29th June 2010 – Today, Dell KACE announced new appliance-based pricing which will make it even more affordable for mid-sized business customers to implement the industry’s leading systems management appliance solution. Flat fee pricing once again has Dell KACE at the forefront of innovation.
“Our new flat fee, ‘all-in-one’ pricing structure enables our larger mid-market customers to benefit from Dell KACE’s full range of systems management capabilities without the never-ending add-on costs and licensing fees our competitors charge,” said Rob Meinhardt, president of Dell KACE. “Dell KACE has once again proven our deep commitment to saving our customers both time and their organisations money.”
Though critical to IT, systems management solutions have a reputation of draining customers’ budgets with costly and complex pricing structures that include incremental charges for every PC or server under management, as well as additional charges for popular capabilities such as service desk. Fundamentally changing the way IT organisations pay for PC and server management, Dell KACE is drastically reducing the cost of ownership with its new all in one, per-appliance pricing model that eliminates the need to pay per system.
The new Dell KACE appliance pricing encapsulates all the features and functionality of the award-winning appliances, including: inventory management, software distribution, configuration management, patch management, service desk, power management, remote control, operating system disk imaging and vulnerability scanning for one flat fee per appliance. The pricing also includes the popular service desk and asset management modules, previously sold separately.
The Dell KACE family of systems management and deployment appliances fulfill all of the systems management needs of a mid-market IT organisation, from initial computer deployment to ongoing management and retirement. Dell KACE’s appliance-based pricing starts at £26,000 for the K2200 Deployment Appliance and £59,000 for the K1200 Management Appliance. A single Dell KACE appliance typically manages up to 20,000 nodes. For organisations with less than 3,000 computers, Dell KACE continues to offer per-node pricing for appliances that start at £3,250 for the K2100 Deployment Appliance and £5,900 for the K1100 Management Appliance. Special educational pricing is also available.
“Mid-sized organisations are particularly challenged with meeting broad IT management requirements with limited resources and budgets,” offered Steve Brasen, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Management Associates. “This new pricing model from Dell KACE provides greater opportunity for mid-sized organisations to adopt the broad functionality and simplified management available with the Dell KACE appliances while attaining easily justifiable cost-effectiveness.”
Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) creates, enhances and integrates technology and services customers count on to provide them reliable, long-term value. Dell provides system-management solutions for customers of all sizes and system complexity. The award-winning Dell KACE family of appliances delivers easy-to-use, comprehensive, and affordable systems management capabilities. For more information, visit www.dellkace.com or follow the conversation at http://twitter.com/DellKACE.
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