Press release

TuxCare Wins Gold in 2023 Merit Awards for Technology

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TuxCare, a global innovator in enterprise-grade cybersecurity for Linux, today announced that its KernelCare Enterprise Live Patching services received a top honor in the 2023 Merit Awards for Technology. KernelCare Enterprise took home a gold award in the program’s Information Security category.

Delivering automated security updates and bug fixes for over 40 Linux distributions, KernelCare Enterprise has played a vital role in helping organizations efficiently and consistently patch vulnerabilities without potentially troublesome reboots.

Beyond offering its global userbase with automated, non-disruptive live patching with KernelCare Enterprise, TuxCare also provides security patches for organizations running end-of-life Linux distributions or software languages with its Extended Lifecycle Support service. Additionally, TuxCare delivers commercial support for AlmaLinux users through its Enterprise Support for AlmaLinux offering, which provides break-and-fix support, access to AlmaLinux experts, an extended 16-year security lifecycle, and more.

Designed to recognize the efforts put forth by global industries and the markets they serve, the Merit Awards acknowledge companies that have contributed to the continued growth of the market. The awards are judged by industry executives, Merit Awards staff, members of the media as well as consultants.

“We’re honored to see KernelCare Enterprise continue to receive prestigious industry recognition, with this latest award win underscoring the innovation behind our live patching services with zero downtime,” said Michael Canavan, Chief Revenue Officer at TuxCare. “Our fast-growing customer base around the globe depends upon TuxCare to bring speedy and powerful protections against the exploitation of vulnerabilities.”

In 2022, TuxCare received a silver award in the same category. A full list of this year’s winners is available at

About TuxCare

TuxCare is on a mission to reduce the world’s risk of cyber exploitation. Through its automated live security patching solutions and extended lifecycle support services for Linux and open source software and languages, TuxCare allows thousands of organizations to rapidly remediate vulnerabilities for increased security and compliance. The world’s largest enterprises, government agencies, service providers, universities, and research institutions are protected by TuxCare on over one million workloads and growing. For more information, go to To stay connected with TuxCare, follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, and YouTube.