Industry Awards & Accolades

iolo’s products and company have received numerous industry awards and accolades from various software media sources.


  • PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2012

     

    Major Geeks Five-Star Editors Pick Award 2014

    System Mechanic Free wins the 5-star editors pick award.

    Awarded by Major Geeks

    System Mechanic Free Ivertech Award 2014

    System Mechanic Free wins Ivertech 5-Star award, giving the program high marks for its ability to clean out and speed up PCs

    Awarded by Ivertech

    PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2012

    System Mechanic 11 wins third consecutive Editors’ Choice award and remains  the best-in-class solution for keeping computers running optimally

    Awarded by PC Magazine

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  • PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2012

    PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2012

    System Mechanic 10.7 receives the Editor’s Choice award from PC Magazine again as the “PC tune-up utility champion” that provides “the most improved performance of all the tune-up utilities tested”

    Awarded by PC Magazine

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  • International Business Awards 2011

    International Business Awards 2011

    International Business Awards 2011

    iolo technologies wins three accolades in the world’s premier business awards program, including Fastest-Growing Company in the U.S. and Canada; Best New Product of the Year, Computer Software; and Management Team of the Year.

    Awarded by International Business Awards

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  • American Business Awards 2011

    American Business Awards 2011

    iolo technologies’ executive team crowned Management Team of the Year, over 100 employees

    Awarded by American Business Awards

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  • American Business Awards 2010

    American Business Awards 2010

    iolo crowned Fastest-Growing U.S. Company of the Year, up to 2500 employees, and Noah T. Rowles, CEO named U.S. Executive of the Year, computer software and services, up to 2500 employees

    Awarded by American Business Awards

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  • PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2012

    PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2011

    System Mechanic 10.5 wins second consecutive Editors’ Choice award and remains  the best-in-class solution for keeping computers running optimally

    Awarded by PC Magazine (Middle & Near East)

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  • Best Places to Work in LA 2011

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    Best Places to Work in LA 2011

    iolo named one of the Top 25 Best Places to Work in LA from among 10,000 companies operating in greater Los Angeles, third year in a row

    Awarded by Los Angeles Business Journal

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  • Best Places to Work in LA 2010

    Best Places to Work in LA 2010

    iolo named one of the Top 30 Best Places to Work in LA from among 10,000 companies operating in greater Los Angeles, second year in a row

    Awarded by Los Angeles Business Journal

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  • PC Magazine’s Best of the Year 2010

    PC Magazine’s Best of the Year 2010

    System Mechanic 10 selected as one of 80 top products from hundreds of reviews conducted by PC Magazine in 2010.

    Awarded by PC Magazine

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  • PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2010

    PC Magazine Editors’ Choice 2010

    System Mechanic 10 received the Editors’ Choice as the “new PC tune-up utility champ” that “bested all utilities in performance and installation flexibility”

    Awarded by PC Magazine

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  • Government Computer News Product of the Year

    Government Computer News Product of the Year

    System Mechanic named Product of the Year from among more than three hundred products reviewed by Government Computer News in 2009

    Awarded by Government Computer News

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  • Government Computer News Reviewer’s Choice

    Government Computer News Reviewer’s Choice

    System Mechanic awarded A+ rating and Reviewer’s Choice designationin both 2010 and 2009

    Awarded by Government Computer News

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  • Network World Cool Tools

    Network World Cool Tools

    System Mechanic named a Cool Tool and awarded 5 out of 5 stars

    Awarded by Network World

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  • American Business Awards 2009

    American Business Awards 2009

    iolo crowned Fastest-Growing U.S. Company of the Year, up to 2500 employees. Also: Noah T. Rowles, CEO selected as finalist in the U.S. Executive of the Year – Computer Software category

    Awarded by American Business Awards

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  • Best Places to Work in LA 2009

    Best Places to Work in LA 2009

    iolo named one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work in LA from among 10,000 companies operating in greater Los Angeles

    Awarded by Los Angeles Business Journal

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  • Windows IT Pro Editors’ Best 2010

    Windows IT Pro Editors’ Best 2010

    System Mechanic Business wins Best Product of the Year award in Best System Utility category and praised as the tool for “small organizations to speed up users’ PCs without blowing their IT budget.”

    Awarded by Windows IT Pro Magazine

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  • Programosy Award

     

    Programosy Award

    System Mechanic Free awarded a Programosy 5 Star Award by one of Poland’s leading technology publications, Programosy. Recognized as a superb free option for optimizing PCs, the program is highly recommended by the top-tier media outlet.

       

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  • TopTenReviews PC System Utility of the Year

    TopTenReviews PC System Utility of the Year

    System Mechanic Professional 11 wins the excellence award among PC system utility programs

    Awarded by TopTenReviews

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  • TopTenReviews System Repair Utility of the Year

    TopTenReviews System Repair Utility of the Year

    System Mechanic Professional 11 wins the gold award as “a longtime favorite and comprehensive suite of system utilities that stands out among other programs”

    Awarded by TopTenReviews

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  • Software.informer Editor’s Pick 2012


    Software.informer Editor’s Pick 2012

    System Mechanic 11 receives the Editor’s pick award from software.informer as an easy to use, well-designed large set of effective optimization tools that can clean out and speed up computers.

    Awarded by software.informer.

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  • W3 Awards 2011

    W3 Awards

    W3 Awards 2011

    iolo’s green banner campaign wins silver in this prestigious online design awards program.

     

    Awarded by W3 Awards

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  • Tech Awards Circle 2011

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    Tech Awards Circle 2011

    System Mechanic 9.5 wins silver award in the Consumer / SOHO Software of the Year category. Also: iolo’s Executive Director of Engineering wins gold award in the Technology Executive of the Year category

    Awarded by Tech Awards Circle

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  • PR News’ Platinum PR Awards 2011

    Platinum PR Awards 2011

    PR News’ Platinum PR Awards 2011

    iolo insider, iolo’s monthly internal newsletter, wins PR News’ Platinum PR Award, one of the most prestigious awards in public relations, in the Internal Publication of the Year category. iolo insider has previously won Holmes Report’s SABRE Award and PRSA-LA PRism Award.

     

    Awarded by PR News

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  • Communicator Awards 2011

    Communicator Awards 2011

    System Shield retail box wins gold in this prestigious visual design and communications awards program. System Mechanic PC Totalcare wins silver award.

    Awarded by Communicator Awards

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  • Personal Computer Magazine (Netherlands), Best Product

    PCM Best Product Apr 2011

    Personal Computer Magazine (Netherlands), Best Product

    System Mechanic 10 wins the product round-up in this leading technology publication in the Netherlands.

    Personal Computer Magazine (Netherlands)

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  • Great Canadian Reviews’ Gold Leaf Award for Excellence

    Great Canadian Reviews' Gold Leaf Award for Excellence

    Great Canadian Reviews’ Gold Leaf Award for Excellence

    System Mechanic 10 wins Gold Leaf Award for Excellence from this Canadian publication and is praised for its ease of use, comprehensive repairs and helpful customer care. The reviewer concludes: “No self-respecting PC should be without System Mechanic 10.”

    Awarded by Great Canadian Reviews

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  • Chip Test Center Recommended

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  • Lead411 Hot 90 in Southern California

    Lead411 Hot 90 in Southern California

    iolo technologies selected as one of the Hot 90 companies in Southern California based on its revenue and company growth, as well as its leading position in the software industry

    Awarded by Lead411

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  • TopTenReviews System Repair Software of the Year

    TopTenReviews System Repair Software of the Year

    System Mechanic Professional 9.5 wins the gold award as “a longtime favorite and comprehensive suite of system utilities that stands out among other programs”

    Awarded by TopTenReviews

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  • MicroMart (UK) Editor’s Choice

    MicroMart (UK) Editor’s Choice

    DriveScrubber receives 9 out of 10 stars and is praised for its effectiveness, ease of use and speed

    Awarded by MicroMart (UK)

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  • Wareseeker Editor’s Pick

    Wareseeker Editor’s Pick

    System Mechanic Professional 9.5 wins Editor’s Pick and is praised as everything you need to keep your PC safe, fast and error-free

    Awarded by Wareseeker.com

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  • MicroMart Editor’s Choice

    MicroMart Editor’s Choice

    System Mechanic 9.5 received 9 out of 10 stars for quality and value

    Awarded by MicroMart (UK)

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  • Computer Active Buy It

    Computer Active Buy It

    System Mechanic 9.5 received a glowing review and praised for its effectiveness and impressive improvements in PC boot times, application launch times and resource use

    Awarded by Computer Active (Inda)

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  • Tech Awards Circle 2010

    Tech Awards Circle 2010

    System Mechanic 9.5 wins silver award in the Consumer / SOHO Software of the Year category. Also: Noah T. Rowles, CEO wins gold award in the Executive of the Year category

    Awarded by Tech Awards Circle

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  • 5 Vinez Monkey Seal of Approval

    5 Vinez Monkey Seal of Approval

    System Mechanic 9.5 praised by this popular mommy blog for its ease of use and performance improvements

    Awarded by Vinez Monkey

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  • Soft32Download 5 Star Award

    Soft32Download 5 Star Award

    System Mechanic Professional 9.5 receives 5 out of 5 stars and is praised for its high quality, clean user interface and tremendous list of new features

    Awarded by Soft32Download.com

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  • Windows7Download Editor’s Pick

    Windows7Download Editor’s Pick

    System Mechanic 9.5 earns “the Editor’s Pick” award and is praised for its high efficiency

    Awarded by Windows7Download.com

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  • Gadget Bag Silver

    Gadget Bag Silver

    System Mechanic 9.5 earns the silver award and scores 9 out of 10 for its “amazing list of features” and effectiveness of tools in one easy to use, time-saving package

    Awarded by Gadget Bag (Australia)

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  • Winmag Pro Goed Getest

    Winmag Pro Goed Getest

    System Mechanic 9 earns the “Goed Getest” award and scores 8 out of 10 for its cleaning methods and user-friendly look and feel

    Awarded by Winmag Pro (Netherlands)

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  • Chip Test Center Recommended

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  • PC Advisor Product of the Year

    PC Advisor Product of the Year

    System Mechanic 9 receives the PC Advisor silver award in the Best PC Utility of the Year category, recognized as the top PC tune-up software by the magazine.

    Awarded by PC Advisor (UK)

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  • Chip Gut

    Chip Gut

    System Mechanic 9 earns the Chip “Gut” award and is praised for its effectiveness and wide range of tools

    Awarded by Chip Magazine (Germany)

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  • PC Plus Editor’s Choice

    PC Plus Editor’s Choice

    System Mechanic 9 receives The Editor’s Choice award for its effectiveness, depth of tools and improvements in PC performance

    Awarded by PC Plus Magazine (UK)

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  • Recommended by PC Utilities

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  • Tech Awards Circle 2009

    Tech Awards Circle 2009

    System Mechanic 9 wins silver award in the Consumer / SOHO Software of the Year category; Noah T. Rowles, CEO wins gold award in the Executive of the Year category

    Awarded by Tech Awards Circle

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  • Government Computer News Reviewer’s Choice

    Government Computer News Reviewer’s Choice

    System Mechanic 9.5 earns Reviewer’s Choice award, for an unprecedented second year in a row

    Awarded by Government Computer News

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  • PC Magazine Five Star Rating

    PC Magazine Five Star Rating

    System Mechanic awarded 5 out of 5 stars

    Awarded by PC Magazine UK

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  • Software.com Editor’s Pick


    Software.com Editor’s Pick

    Software.com names System Mechanic 10 Professional as the Editor’s Pick in the System Utilities category

    Awarded by Software.com

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  • Laptop Magazine Best Gear for the New Year

    Laptop Magazine Best Gear for the New Year

    System Mechanic Professional was given the award of Best Gear for the New Year

    Awarded by Laptop Magazine

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  • Computer Shopper Hot 100

    Computer Shopper Hot 100

    System Mechanic Professional is recognized as the Best in Tech 2007: Best Utility Suite

    Awarded by Computer Shopper

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  • Laptop Magazine Editor’s Choice

    Laptop Magazine Editor’s Choice

    System Mechanic Professional is awarded LAPTOP Magazine Editor’s Choice

    Awarded by Laptop Magazine

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  • Deloitte Technology Fast 50

    Deloitte Technology Fast 50

    Placed for the third year on the Technology Fast 50

    Awarded by Deloitte & Touche LLP

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  • BestVistaDownloads Five Star Rating

    BestVistaDownloads Five Star Rating

    System Mechanic receives a 5-star rating

    Awarded by BestVistaDownloads

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  • Computer Shopper Best Tech of 2006

    Computer Shopper Best Tech of 2006

    System Mechanic® Professional wins Best Utility Suite

    Awarded by Computer Shopper

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  • PC Utilities Editor’s Choice

    PC Utilities Editor’s Choice

    Search and Recover™ is given the Editor’s Choice award from PC Utilities

    Awarded by PC Utilities

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  • ZDNet Editors’ Pick

    ZDNet Editors’ Pick

    System Mechanic Professional wins ZDNet Editors’ Pick

    Awarded by ZDNet

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  • PC Magazine Editors’ Choice

    PC Magazine Editors’ Choice

    Search and Recover wins PC Magazine Editors’ Choice Award

    Awarded by PC Magazine

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  • Amazon.com Software Bestseller

    Amazon.com Software Bestseller

    System Mechanic attains #1 ranking of overall software sold through the major online retailer

    Awarded by Amazon.com

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  • PC Computing Five Star Pick

    PC Computing Five Star Pick

    System Mechanic receives a 5-star rating

    Awarded by PC Computing

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  • CNet Editors’ Choice

    CNet Editors’ Choice

    System Mechanic Professional wins coveted CNET Editors’ Choice Award

    Awarded by CNet

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  • CNet Top 10 Products of 2004

    CNet Top 10 Products of 2004

    CNET picks System Mechanic Professional as one of the Top 10 software products of 2004

    Awarded by CNET

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  • Snapfiles Five Star Rating

    Snapfiles Five Star Rating

    Snapfiles gives System Mechanic a 5-star rating

    Awarded by Snapfiles

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  • PC World Recommended

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  • Windows Magazine Best of Class Utility

    Windows Magazine Best of Class Utility

    Macro Magic is titled best of class for utilities and enhancements

    Awarded by Windows Magazine

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  • Small Business Computing Top Ten Software

    Small Business Computing Top Ten Software

    System Mechanic Professional is among the top ten software titles of 2003

    Awarded by Small Business Computing

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  • PC Upgrade Utility of the Month

    PC Upgrade Utility of the Month

    System Mechanic is named Utility of the Month by PC Upgrade

    Awarded by PC Upgrade

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  • Home Office Computing Gold Award

    Home Office Computing Gold Award

    System Mechanic wins HOC Gold Award at COMDEX 2000, unseating incumbent Norton SystemWorks

    Awarded by Home Office Computing

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