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Macrovision’s InstallAnywhere Voted Best Java Installation Tool in Java Developer’s Journal Readers’ Choice Awards


SANTA CLARA, Calif. February 13, 2006-Macrovision Corporation (Nasdaq: MVSN) today announced that readers of SYS-CON Media’s Java Developer’s Journal voted InstallAnywhere the best product for Java installations in the 2006 Readers’ Choice Awards.

“Our readers clearly think very highly of Macrovision’s installation products,” said SYS-CON CEO & Founder Fuat Kircaali. “InstallAnywhere has demonstrated that it serves the expanding needs of IT professionals who require sophisticated, flexible and highly functional installation capabilities across platforms to ensure efficient and secure software installations company-wide.”

The SYS-CON Reader’s Choice Awards Program, now in its 10th year, recognizes the market’s best tools and products in the areas of SOA, Web Services, Java, and XML technologies in 21 categories. A long-time leader and innovator in Windows installations with its InstallShield product line, Macrovision has also established itself as vendor of choice for non-Windows installations by acquiring Zero G Software and its award-winning InstallAnywhere tools in June 2005. This latest award for InstallAnywhere further demonstrates Macrovision’s leadership in providing world-class installation authoring solutions across all computing platforms.

“InstallAnywhere has shown that it is the installation program of choice for developers looking for powerful multi-platform functionality,” said Eric N. Shapiro, VP of Worldwide Product Management at Macrovision, “Complementing InstallShield as the industry-standard in Windows installations, InstallAnywhere enables companies to quickly and effectively deploy software on multiple platforms. This recognition by those who are in the field utilizing our technology reaffirms our commitment to making installations a flexible and reliable facet of Software Value Management best practices.”

Software installation is a key component of Macrovision’s Software Value Management™ solutions, which cover software installation, updating, packaging, licensing, entitlement management, end user management, and usage optimization.

About SYS-CON Media
SYS-CON Media, listed in Inc 500 three years in a row as the fastest growing, privately held publishing company in America, is the world’s leading publisher exclusively serving i-technology markets.
SYS-CON’s well-known and respected magazine titles include: Java Developer’s Journal (, .NET Developer’s Journal (, Enterprise Open Source Magazine (, LinuxWorld Magazine (, SOA Web Services Journal (, Wireless Business & Technology (, XML-Journal (, WLDJ-WebLogic Developer’s Journal (, Symbian Developer’s Journal (, WebSphere Journal (, Adobe Developer’s Journal (, ColdFusion Developer’s Journal (, PowerBuilder Developer’s Journal (, IT Solutions Guide (, ISSJ - Information Storage & Security Journal (, Eclipse Developer’s Journal (, AJAX Developer’s Journal (, and Web Hosting Journal (
Each month SYS-CON Media reaches over two million i-technology professionals through its specialty journals, magazines, conferences, education programs (, SYS-CON.TV (, the world’s first branded blog community (, live and on-demand Webcasts (, and the SYS-CON interactive portal with more than 100 websites at

About Macrovision
Macrovision Corporation is the market leader in electronic licensing, installation, and digital rights management (DRM) technologies. Over 50,000 software publishers and virtually all of the Fortune 1000 companies use Macrovision’s technologies to maximize the value of their software. Software Value Management solutions bridge the gap between pricing and packaging software on the developer side, and purchasing and managing that software on the enterprise side. Macrovision markets the FLEXnet® Software Value Management platform which includes FLEXnet Publisher, the InstallShield and InstallAnywhere suites of software installation tools, and the AdminStudio® packaging solutions, which are deployed on more than 500 million desktops worldwide. Macrovision holds more than 910 software licensing, DRM and content protection patents worldwide. Macrovision is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has offices worldwide. More information about Macrovision and Software Value Management solutions can be found at

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