Awards

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2013

InstallShield Wins Gold for Installation, Setup and Deployment Tools Category in Visual Studio Magazine's Readers Choice Award

InstallShield receives the top ranking for the ninth consecutive year from the readers of Visual Studio Magazine, placing first in the Installation, Setup and Deployment Tools category.

Flexera Software Wins 2013 Market Share Leadership Award

Flexera Software wins in the Software-Enforced Monetization: Global Category

Frost & Sullivan presented the 2013 Global Market Share Leadership Award in Software-Enforced Software Monetization to Flexera Software.

The Frost & Sullivan Award for Market Share Leadership is presented to the company that has demonstrated excellence in capturing the highest market share in the software-enforced segment of this industry. The Award recognizes Flexera Software’s leadership position and continued strong growth despite flat revenues in the software market it serves.

Read Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Research Report.

Flexera Software Selected as a Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplace

Company ranked among highest in region by employees for job satisfaction, compensation and benefits, execution and direction, and management

Flexera Software has been selected as one of The Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback through an independent survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.

The survey questioned Flexera Software employees' on a variety of workplace satisfaction issues, and benchmarked those results against the responses of all companies participating. Employees were queried on Flexera Software's direction, how the company is executing on its plan, and how connected they feel with the larger organization. The survey also asked employees about their satisfaction with their jobs, managers, and compensation and benefits.  Read the press release.

Flexera Software Awarded Illinois Venture Capital Association's 2012 Private Equity Portfolio Company of the Year

The Illinois Venture Capital Association's 2012 Private Equity Portfolio Company of the Year award is presented to an Illinois-based company backed by a private equity firm that has had an "exit" or liquidity event and provided outstanding returns to the investors. Private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC sold a majority stake in the company in July, 2011.

"Flexera Software was chosen for the award by a panel of 54 investment professionals, including IVCA's board of directors, based on its outstanding performance and the tremendous value it created for Thoma Bravo," said Maura O'Hara, Executive Director at IVCA. "It has emerged as a strong business leader and employer in Illinois and serves as model of growth and success for other entrepreneurial companies."

Thoma Bravo purchased Flexera Software from Macrovision for $200 million in 2008. Thoma Bravo implemented its buy and build strategy and worked with the existing management team to increase Flexera Software's business infrastructure. Read the press release.

2012

InstallShield Wins Gold for Installation, Setup and Deployment Tools Category in Visual Studio Magazine's Readers Choice Award

Flexera Software's InstallShield installation development solution won top honors in Visual Studio Magazine (VSM) 19th annual Readers Choice Awards, announced on November 1, 2012. InstallShield took gold in the Installation, Setup and Deployment Tools category.

"The Visual Studio Magazine Readers Choice Awards is a showcase for the cream of the crop in developer tooling," said VSM Editor in Chief Keith Ward. "And as the market evolves into new areas like mobile computing, virtualization and cloud computing, the tools need to keep pace. We've seen through this year's awards that they're doing just that. The VSM Readers Choice Award winners are at the forefront of this new wave of application development, and they make the products everyday developers want and need."

The awards are based on the responses of hundreds of select VSM subscribers. An e-mail invitation was sent to subscribers and responses were collected from Sept. 10 to Sept. 24, 2012. The online ballot, which was compiled by the editors of VSM, included more than 500 products. This marks the 8th straight year InstallShield has won the Readers Choice Award.

All winners are highlighted in the November issue of VSM available online at: http://visualstudiomagazine.com/articles/2012/11/01/readers-choice-winners.aspx.           

Flexera Software Selected as a Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplace

Company ranked among highest in region by employees for job satisfaction, compensation and benefits, execution and direction, and management

Flexera Software has been selected as one of The Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback through an independent survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.

The survey questioned Flexera Software employees' on a variety of workplace satisfaction issues, and benchmarked those results against the responses of all companies participating. Employees were queried on Flexera Software's direction, how the company is executing on its plan, and how connected they feel with the larger organization. The survey also asked employees about their satisfaction with their jobs, managers, and compensation and benefits.  Read the press release. 

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