Gartner Names Lakeside Software a "Cool Vendor"
in Personal Computing
Assessment, planning and systems monitoring tools
can improve productivity and reduce costs
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan ― June 28, 2011 ― Lakeside Software, a leader in business intelligence
solutions for IT, has been named a “Cool Vendor “ in Personal Computing* by Gartner.
“We appreciate Gartner’s recognition and see it as important confirmation of our unique and
innovative approach to empowering IT professionals with actionable data,” said Michael Schumacher,
CEO of Lakeside Software. “By providing unparalleled insight into user behavior on virtual
and physical desktops, SysTrack enables them to make better decisions, dramatically improve
productivity and reduce costs.”
SysTrack tools perform complex IT tasks like automated power management, user auditing, performance
monitoring, change management, event management, latency and end-user experience management,
application resource analysis, chargeback, virtualization assessment and planning, application
pool design and many others. SysTrack integrates these management disciplines into a unique,
comprehensive management console. For more information please visit
*Gartner, Inc., Cool Vendors in Personal Computing, 2011, Mark A. Margevicius et al, April 20, 2011.
About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area,
but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services.
Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any
warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.
Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative,
enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not
just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in
approximately the past six months.
About Lakeside Software
Lakeside Software is the leading provider of business intelligence solutions for IT professionals.
The SysTrack data platform includes solutions for User Experience Scoring, End-to-End Monitoring,
Problem Diagnostics, VDI Assessment & Planning and Power Management that empower IT with the
actionable information to dramatically improve productivity and reduce costs. The patented DataMine
distributed relational database architecture aggregates user-level data unmatched in depth and
quality, enabling SysTrack’s sophisticated reporting intelligence to deliver unprecedented
insight into application usage and resource utilization.
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