MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 7, 2004--New Boundary Technologies(TM), a leading provider of innovative remote automation software, today announced publication of the third and final chapter of "The Administrator Shortcut Guide to Patch Management." Sponsored by New Boundary Technologies and published by Realtimepublishers, the eBook offers a comprehensive look at the challenges and benefits of automated software patch management. With threats to network security at an all-time high, thousands of IT professionals have already registered to read this timely new eBook.

Chapter 3 of "The Administrator Shortcut Guide to Patch Management" delivers an overview of the available tools for automating and managing this mission-critical IT function, and criteria for selecting the right patch management solution for your environment.

Chapter 2 addresses methodologies for achieving operational excellence in patch management, while Chapter 1 discusses the many benefits of automated patch management. All three chapters of "The Administrator Shortcut Guide to Patch Management" can be accessed at

"With the unprecedented number of threats that corporate networks face these days, employing an automated patch management solution has become a security requirement," said Kim Pearson, president and chief executive officer of New Boundary Technologies. "The real question that network administrators need to ask is which solution is right for their situation. The final chapter of this eBook will help them answer that question by guiding them through the steps of a thorough evaluation of the available patch management tools."

"The Administrator Shortcut Guide to Patch Management" is authored by Rod Trent, widely acclaimed as the leading industry expert on Microsoft Systems Management Server. The managing editor of and communities editor for TechTarget, Mr. Trent is a Microsoft MVP for Windows Management and author of several books and thousands of technical articles.

"We are excited to deliver the final chapter of this ground-breaking eBook," said Sean Daily, chief executive officer of Realtimepublishers. "As we anticipated, this guide has been extremely popular and has already educated thousands of network administrators in a critical topic area. This final chapter informs readers about the patch management tools available to them to assist in solving their software maintenance and security problems."

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About New Boundary Technologies

Founded in 1985, New Boundary Technologies creates innovative software solutions that enable organizations to quickly benefit from emerging complex technologies. By providing the highest quality software, backed by unprecedented customer support, New Boundary Technologies has been recognized by Deloitte & Touche for five consecutive years as one of the fastest growing technology companies in Minnesota. The company's Prism Deploy(R) technology, winner of 11 industry awards, remotely installs, updates and repairs software on Windows computers. The company's Radiem(R) technology monitors and controls remote equipment via the Internet. Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, New Boundary Technologies' products are sold worldwide direct and through key distribution partnerships. For more information, please visit our Web site at or call

(800) 747-4487.