Jan 30 2008

Dell to Resell Ipswitch Network Monitoring, Secure File Transfer and Messaging Software

Agreement Enables Ipswitch to Access Dell's Broad Market Reach

Lexington, MA – January 30, 2008 – Ipswitch, Inc., a leading developer of network monitoring, messaging and secure file transfer solutions, today announced that it has signed a global reseller agreement with Dell. The agreement makes Ipswitch products and solutions available worldwide as part of Dell's portfolio of services and products. Dell's worldwide direct and channel sales forces are authorized to sell all three Ipswitch product lines: industry leading WhatsUp Gold network monitoring solution; WS_FTP secure file transfer solution and IMail Server messaging solution.


"Customers today are looking for robust products that reduce IT costs, provide secure methods of document transport and offer secure e-mail and corporate IM for compliance purposes," said Roger Greene, founder and CEO at Ipswitch. "Our relationship with Dell is a win for everyone. It helps us extend our award-winning network management, secure file transfer and messaging products to tens of thousands of Dell customers worldwide and enables users everywhere to take full advantage of their Dell hardware loaded with Ipswitch products."


With its recent channel success, Ipswitch now has distributors for its leading software products for both SMBs and enterprises in 50 countries and resellers in more than 120 countries. Moving forward, Ipswitch plans to continue its commitment to the channel by adding more distributors and resellers worldwide.


About Ipswitch Products

Network and Application Management Ipswitch’s WhatsUp Gold network management products enable organizations of all sizes to maximize network and application availability and performance. WhatsUp Gold Premium Edition, WhatsUp Gold Standard Edition and WhatsUp Gold Distributed provide around the clock monitoring of applications, servers, devices, services and network resources.


File Transfer Ipswitch WS_FTP Professional, WS_FTP Server and WS_FTP Secure Software Development Kit (SDK), the world's most popular FTP products with over 40 million users, are designed to manage data and transfer files securely, whether inside an organization or around the globe.


Messaging & Collaboration Ipswitch IMail Server delivers crucial communication and collaboration tools without the high acquisition and ongoing administrative costs of systems designed for large enterprises. IMail Server provides solid, scalable, standards-based email service with Web-based access and administration.


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 discoveryand 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: Try WhatsUp Gold Free for 30 Days