Jan 09 2008

Ipswitch, Inc. Begins 2008 with Coveted Redmond Editors' Choice Award

WhatsUp Gold Named One of the Industry's Best, Most Useful and Easiest to Use Products

Lexington, MA – January 9, 2008 – Ipswitch, Inc., a leading developer of network management, messaging, and secure and managed file transfer solutions, announced today that its flagship WhatsUp Gold network management software solution was awarded the highly touted Editors' Choice Award in the category: "Works Right Out of the Box." The coveted award was based on criteria developed by Redmond Magazine editors and focuses on products that make it easy for IT administrators to streamline their operations in order to save money and time.


"We're obviously thrilled to be among the products IT administrators can't live without," said Warren Neuburger, president, Ipswitch network management division. "Awards like this are objective market validation points and demonstrate the important role that Ipswitch WhatsUp continues to play in the market."


About the Redmond Editors’ Choice Award

The Editors’ Choice Awards were developed by the editors of Redmond Magazine. The group established categories based on what these tools mean to our expert editors and writers and how they help them get their jobs done. Visit: http://redmondmag.com/features/article.asp?editorialsid=2400 for more information on the awards and its 2008 winners.

About Redmond

Established in 1995 as Microsoft Certified Professional, the name was changed to Redmond magazine in 2005. The publication is the authoritative, independent voice of the Microsoft IT community and provides real-world technical, product, news and industry information for experienced information technology professionals working within a Windows platform computing environment. Editorial provides readers with the strategies, and behind-the-scenes insight into Microsoft and the Windows computing platform so they can make better informed decisions regarding their organizations' IT infrastructure.

About WhatsUp Gold - Know Your Network

Ipswitch™, Inc.’s network management division, the developer of the WhatsUp Gold suite of innovative network management solutions, manages thousands of networks worldwide. Built on a scalable architecture offering automated network discovery and network mapping, real-time network monitoring (including SNMP monitoring and WMI monitoring), and versatile alerting, notification, and reporting functionality, WhatsUp Gold provides intelligent and easy to use, extensive network management that goes beyond simple device availability and delivers comprehensive troubleshooting. Recently, Ipswitch, Inc. acquired Dorian Software Creations, Inc., the leader in providing complete, easy-to-use solutions for Windows Security Event Management (SEM) and Log Management for small businesses and enterprise-level organizations.

WhatsUp Gold scales from the small business to the large enterprise, and its functionality extends with additional plug-in modules: WhatsUp Gold WhatsConnected™ for Layer 2/Layer 3 discovery, mapping and visualization; WhatsUp Gold Flow Monitor and WhatsUp Gold Flow Publisher for network bandwidth utilization monitoring; WhatsUp Gold WhatsConfigured for automated Network Configuration and Change Management; and WhatsUp Gold VoIP Monitor for precise measurement of a converged network’s ability to provide the quality of service (QoS) necessary for VoIP. To learn more about WhatsUp Gold, download a free trial or to make a purchase visit: http://www.whatsupgold.com/products/download/