Social IT Management Software Spiceworks Hits 1.2 Million Users

Spiceworks, a startup that develops Web-connected social IT management software, is announcing a few milestones today at the company’s conference Spiceworld. The company now has 1.2 million IT professionals using its platform, who support 37.5 million workers and manage 66 million computers and devices.

Spiceworks, which recently raised $16 million in funding, develops a desktop software suite that helps a company’s IT staff collaborate with each other and manage “everything IT.” The IT management software, which is free and ad-supported, is mainly used at small to medium businesses to inventory, monitor, troubleshoot, report on and run a help desk for their IT networks.

Currently Spiceworks users manage 7,250 petabytes of storage; with 9 petabytes added each day. The software manages an additional 67,000 computers and 10,000 printers each day. More than 345,000 help desk tickets are worked on in the Spiceworks network each day; and users spend $200 billion annually on technology products and services.

Spiceworks also announced that revenue is expected to double in 2010.