Centennial Software Extends Asset Discovery to Windows® Mobile Devices

Portland, Ore. ? May 16, 2007 ? Centennial Software, the developer of asset management and endpoint security solutions, today announced support for Windows CE-based devices in its multi-award winning Centennial Discovery solution. The addition of this capability will enable network managers and IT staff to extend their current IT asset management and acceptable use policies across the IT estate, from the largest servers to the smallest PDA and Smartphone devices.

Audit information collected by the new client agents includes the devices¹ operating system, attached memory, hardware configuration, software installations and file types.

Andy Burton, CEO of Centennial Software, commented: ³Organizations are now spending huge sums of money on equipping staff with mobile devices for which they currently have no way of tracking. While these devices are a business-enabler, it is also important for firms to realize that left unmanaged they can become a real risk."

Centennial Software has also announced several other enhancements to Centennial Discovery, including support for Intel-based Macintosh computers, improved recognition of Layer 3 switches and the ability to audit Win64-based machines.

Centennial Discovery user, Rob Kelly at Jupiter Asset Management, said, ³Having the ability to monitor all assets on the network, whether they are fixed or mobile, is vital to effective IT management. As mobile devices represent a significant investment by the company, it makes perfect sense to have them included in the central asset repository."

Centennial Software has also announced a time-limited special offer for existing Discovery customers that wish to purchase additional licenses for their Windows CE clients. Customers should contact their Centennial reseller or the vendor directly for more information.

About Centennial Software

Centennial Software is a leading developer of IT asset discovery and security management solutions with more than four million licenses sold to blue-chip organizations around the world. Available through a global network of resellers and market-leading OEM vendors, Centennial Software¹s solutions are designed to help organizations better manage their IT infrastructure, maintain compliance and reduce operational risks. The company operates offices in the USA, UK, Germany and Australia. For more information, please visit [ http://www.centennial-software.com


Online University Attracts Worldwide Attention for Learning Partnerships

ORANGE BEACH, AL–Companies all over the globe are taking advantage of the completely online, accredited degree programs offered at Columbia Southern University. Commtest, one of the word?s most respected producers of condition monitoring equipment, is the most recent addition to this university?s list of learning partners.

"One of the greatest benefits an organization can give their employees is access to educational opportunities," said Chantell Cooley, Vice President of Partnership Development for Columbia Southern University. "National and even companies with a worldwide reach like Commtest, understand that a more knowledgeable, qualified workforce is essential for the future growth of their business."

As a Columbia Southern University learning partner, companies receive a range of benefits including a 10 percent tuition discount for employees, their spouses, and children. Partners are also promoted on the university?s website, marketing materials, and at speaking engagements.

"We are very excited to partner with Columbia Southern University," said Blaine Loomer, Director of Sales, North America for Commtest Inc. headquartered in Knoxville, TN. "Commtest continues to experience phenomenal growth on a global level. One of the ways we can ensure we maintain a leading edge and continue to grow is to provide our employees with opportunities to pursue higher education through respected institutions such as Columbia Southern University."

Based in Christchurch, the engineering hub of New Zealand, Commtest is a global company that provides vibration analysis and data acquisition products such as vibration data collectors and online machinery surveillance systems. Known for it premier engineering capabilities, the company?s in-house engineering skills include: software and firmware development; circuit-level hardware design, prototype and assembly; mechanical design; sensor and transducer development; and custom fabrication.

Columbia Southern University also holds learning partnerships with 12 other corporations including Delta Air Lines, Boeing, Airtrek Air Ambulance and the Federal Protective Service.

CSU is licensed by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education and is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) to offer associate, bachelor, master and doctorate degrees. DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. As an accredited, degree-granting member of the DETC, CSU is also an institutional member of the Council of Higher Education Accreditation.

For more information, please visit www.columbiasouthern.edu .


Innovative Teachers Forum

The purpose of the 2007 Innovative Teachers Forum is toadvance technology as a means to improve the performance of students, enhancethe effectiveness of educators, and strengthen the engagement of parents andthe community; promote the sharing of exceptional innovative practices oftechnology integration; focus public attention on the importance of technologyinnovation in education; and recognize, reward, and engage educatorsintellectually by offering opportunities for them to be active stakeholders intheir profession.


National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year Program

This award will recognize one dynamic individual for his orher exemplary work as a scholastic media adviser and journalism teacher. The Teacher of the Year will representscholastic journalism at media conferences, receive a laptop computer, travelexpenses and write a quarterly column for Adviser Update. In addition, a seniorstudent at the winning teacher’s school is eligible for a $1,000 college scholarship.


Game Stop and Plum Grants

Each week during 2007, Do Something will award a Game Stopgrant. Plum grants (begin in April) are alsoweekly. These grants support local activities generated by students anddesigned to solve a community problem or issue.


Tu Voz My Venture

Youth Venture has partnered with the MTV Tr3s Vocescampaign, and received support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, tocreate an initiative that seeks to advance Latino educational achievement. TuVoz My Venture will support the identification and creation of at least 50teams of young people who create Ventures that help Latino students graduatefrom high school and prepare for college or work. The top five teams will alsobe awarded a $5,000 team scholarship, and one of those winning teams will befeatured in a news segment on MTV Tr3s


YouthBuild Grants

YouthBuild is a youth and community development program thatsimultaneously addresses several core issues facing low-incomecommunities: housing, education,employment, crime prevention, and leadership development.


Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth

The Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth award offersfunding for projects that help children and youth acquire knowledge and understandingof and skills in the arts. Projects must provide participatory learning andengage students with skilled artists, teachers, and excellent art. Fundedprojects apply national or state arts education standards.


Graffiti Hurts Grants

This program aims to help communities kick-start or add on to a localgraffiti prevention program. Grant funds may also be used for a one-timeproject that has the potential to help reduce graffiti in the community. Grants of $2,000 will be offered in twocategories – communities with a population over 300,000 and communities with apopulation under 300,000. The funds must be used for projects that begin by fallof 2007 and are completed no later than Dec. 31, 2008. Proposed projects can address graffitiprevention and education, rapid removal, or help to enforce local anti-graffitilaws. Businesses that make or operate graffiti removal equipment ortechnologies are not eligible.


Staples Foundation for Learning Grants

The mission of Staples Foundation for Learning is to providefunding to programs that support or provide job skills and/or education for allpeople, with a special emphasis on disadvantaged youth.