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Tamworth, Staffordshire, UK, May 9, 2003 – The 2003 18th Annual Codie Awards gala event was held yesterday evening at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Vector Networks’ Chairman and CFO Stephen Knowles, alongside hundreds of other software industry executives being honored by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) attended the event.

This annual event is the standard-bearer for celebrating outstanding achievement and vision in the software and information industry. The Codie Awards provide the only peer recognition program in the software and information industry.

PC-Duo Enterprise was deemed a winning product from the first round of judging when it was short-listed from nearly 20 entries in the Best Systems Management Tool category, and from a very crowded desktop management marketplace. Ray Clethro, Chairman & CEO, Vector Networks Group boasts, “ It is truly an honor to have our product recognized by our industry peers. There is no finer compliment than that! It’s my obligation now to state that PC-Duo Enterprise is an outstanding product that is the culmination of thousands of hours of work by my dedicated staff and development team. This recognition honors our employees, without whom the PC-Duo Enterprise product would not have achieved this level of excellence.”

PC-Duo Enterprise software is honored by being chosen one of the top five products in the desktop management marketplace. Colin Bartram, Product Marketing Director, Vector Networks, “Our product is a work in progress that is always changing to reflect the current on-going needs of our customers. It is our responsive approach to product development that keeps us a leader in the field and praised by our customers in the enterprise environment.”

About PC-Duo Enterprise
PC-Duo Enterprise is a first-of-breed modular desktop management suite that provides customers with the flexibility to purchase and implement functional modules as required. The suite includes: Inventory Management, Software Metering, Software Distribution, Diagnostics, Remote Control and web-based HelpDesk Issue Tracking modules. There are 39 different combinations available to meet the specific needs of corporations. This flexibility may save customers thousands of dollars since there is no need to buy software whose functionality overlaps with existing software or performs unnecessary functions for their organization. The product is fully expandable so future needs can easily be met.

To download a free, fully functional version of PC-Duo Enterprise visit: (

For customer case studies please visit the press room at the Vector Networks website.

About Vector Networks

Vector Networks Group specializes in software development and marketing of Windows-based Desktop Management for the enterprise market. Through Vector’s ever-increasing reseller channel and direct sales, the company services approximately 5000 customers in over 40 countries with software installed on nearly 3.5 million PCs. Vector Networks is positioned for exponential growth with its focus on acquiring companies with complementary technology.

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 800 leading software and information companies. For further information, go to A complete list of Codie Award winners is at;

For further details please contact:

Rose Ross
T: +44 (0)20 8255 5225

Phil Robinson
Vector Networks
T: +44 (0)1827 67333


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