Mai 13 2013

Ipswitch, Inc.’s Azmi Jafarey Named 2013 CIO of the Year

Jafarey Receives Award from the Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech

LEXINGTON, MA – May 13, 2013 – Ipswitch, Inc.’s Network Management Division, developer of the WhatsUp Gold suite of IT management software, announced today that Azmi Jafarey, Ipswitch CIO, was awarded a Corporate Winner of the 2013 CIO of the Year Awards, sponsored by the Boston Business Journal & Mass High Tech. These awards highlight the technological achievements of proven leaders who are at the forefront of innovation. The winners will be introduced at an awards breakfast at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, MA on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Chris McIntosh of the Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech explains, “This year’s CIO honorees exemplify how innovation in the use of information technology and in IT strategy can bring success, whether in driving profits or providing improved service to customers, end users or the public.”  Jafarey joined Ipswitch in 2005 and leads a diverse team of IT professionals focused on maintaining excellence in infrastructure, operations, and IT software development for Ipswitch’s separate divisions in Network Management, File Transfer, and Messaging. During his tenure, Jafarey has transformed the IT organization, executing multiple initiatives focusing on data excellence, technical ingenuity, training and sophisticated software implementations. “I am honored to receive this award and thank the Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech for their consideration,” comments Jafarey. “I also want to thank Ipswitch’s customers and the Ipswitch Network Management team, whose hard work has helped address the network management challenges of thousands of IT organizations, including my own organization. As an IT professional, I can corroborate that WhatsUp Gold definitely makes my team’s job easier.”

About the Boston Business Journal

The Boston Business Journal is Greater Boston’s leading source of business news, information and events, reaching readers through the weekly print publication, the website and e-mail products. The BBJ also prints the annual ‘Book of Lists’ - the region’s top resource for business decision-makers seeking information about potential clients, suppliers and partners. For more information, visit


About Mass High Tech

Mass High Tech specializes in covering the region's incubation of next generation technologies and the people and companies behind our innovation economy. New England's technology and life sciences executives and engineers rely on MHT to track the pulse of local market forces, to identify new trends, detect emerging competition and uncover new opportunities. For more information, visit

The Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech are published by American City Business Journals, the nation’s largest publisher of metropolitan business news.

About the Network Management Division of Ipswitch, Inc. 

The Network Management Division of Ipswitch, Inc. is the force behind WhatsUp Gold, the integrated suite of IT management solutions. Over 150,000 networks at large, mid-sized and small enterprises depend on WhatsUp Gold for comprehensive network, system, application and end-user experience monitoring in physical, virtual and wireless infrastructure environments.


For 21 years, Ipswitch has developed easy-to-use and affordable products that help IT managers worldwide improve their ability to provide services that drive business success. Ipswitch is headquartered in Lexington, MA and has offices in Atlanta and Augusta, GA, Madison, WI, and American Fork, UT, as well as international offices in Netherlands and Japan. To learn more about WhatsUp Gold, please visit