Nov 30 2016

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold Network Monitoring Software Awarded Bronze “Best New Version of the Year”

Best in Biz Awards Recognize Latest Version of Ipswitch’s WhatsUp Gold Software for Reimagining IT and Network Monitoring

Lexington, Mass. – November 30, 2016Ipswitch, the leader in easy to try, buy and use IT and network management software, today announced that Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold 2017, the company’s unified infrastructure and application monitoring software, has been named a Bronze winner in the “Best New Version of the Year” category by the Best in Biz Awards 2016. The award recognizes WhatsUp Gold’s easy, intuitive troubleshooting solution that lets IT teams find and fix problems faster, with unprecedented freedom to adapt to changing monitoring needs.

WhatsUp Gold 2017 adds new levels of visibility, better control and improved troubleshooting tools for today’s complex network environments. The software takes everything IT teams have come to love and know about Ipswitch’s network monitoring product line and supplements those features with powerfully intuitive visualization, dynamic mapping technology and flexible TotalView licensing. WhatsUp Gold 2017 lets IT teams find and fix problems faster, with unprecedented freedom to adapt to changing monitoring needs.

“This award recognizes our team’s passion for helping IT teams keep up with the technological needs of today’s modern businesses,” said Austin O’Malley, Ipswitch Chief Product Officer. “Today’s IT teams need tools that will enable them to quickly and easily locate, understand and solve problems. WhatsUpGold 2017 was designed to do just that, without locking companies into a rigid license structure that makes it impossible to increase or decrease usage.” 

The sixth annual North American Best in Biz Awards program garnered more than 600 entries, from U.S. and Canadian public and private companies of all sizes, industries and geographies. Winners of the Best in Biz Awards 2016 were determined based on scoring from an independent panel of 50 judges from widely known newspapers; business, consumer and technology publications; TV outlets; and analyst firms.

“There were tons of great entries this year — it was especially difficult to pick the most worthy candidates out of the many submissions,” said Christopher Null, Wired, returning to the Best in Biz Awards judging panel for the fourth year.

More information about Ipswitch and its award-winning network monitoring products is available here.

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Today’s hard-working IT teams are relied upon to manage increasing complexity and deliver near-zero downtime. Ipswitch IT and network management software helps them succeed by enabling secure control of business transactions, applications and infrastructure. Ipswitch software is powerful, flexible and easy to try, buy and use. The company’s software helps teams shine by delivering 24/7 performance and security across cloud, virtual and network environments. Ipswitch Unified Infrastructure and Applications Monitoring software provides end-to-end insight, is extremely flexible and simple to deploy. The company’s Information Security and Managed File Transfer solutions enable secure, automated and compliant business transactions and file transfers for millions of users. Ipswitch powers more than 150,000 networks spanning 168 countries, and is based in Lexington, Mass., with offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. For more information, please visit, or connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.