May 19 2009

Ipswitch Network Management Division Partner Program Thrives

Double Digit Growth through True Partnership Focus

Lexington, Mass. – May 19, 2009 – Ipswitch, Inc.’s Network Management division, a developer of affordable and easy to use network management software – WhatsUp Gold, announces double digit revenue growth in Q1 2009 over same quarter last year for the WhatsUp Gold Partner Channel. Working with over 1000 value-added resellers and distributors worldwide, the WhatsUp Gold Partner Program has been an important and consistent contributor to profit margins. A centralized global strategy for value-added resellers combined with partner dedicated resources has enabled growth and success in the channel.

 

“The WhatsUp Gold Partner Program continues to evolve, constantly adding new sales programs and marketing tools to help our company succeed. As a Certified Training Partner for WhatsUp Gold, I continue to look forward to the sales leads and opportunities the Partner Program offers. The support I have received from the Inside Sales Team has been invaluable and enabled me to close a six figure commitment from one of my clients." Brad Wilkus, Sr., President of Network Pipeline, WhatsUp Gold Value-Added Reseller.

 

The WhatsUp Gold Partner Program was designed to enable a true partnership where everyone benefits. “Our partners are a vital part of our business and worldwide growth, and this has been evident since we first launched our Partner Program,” said Ennio Carboni, President of the Network Management division at Ipswitch. “The program has definitely helped to fuel our worldwide growth as we now have formed partnerships with value-added resellers across the globe.” For value-added resellers, teaming with the Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold Partner Program offers the ability to grow their business, accelerate time to market, increase exposure and differentiate themselves with proven technology and support.

 

WhatsUp Gold partners not only enjoy the success that the Partner Program offers but also experience ongoing collaboration through the partner portal. Additionally, the program empowers partners with a wealth of dedicated resources, co-marketing opportunities, customer showcases, expertise and training on the latest WhatsUp Gold solutions. Interested in joining the WhatsUp Gold Partner Program? Join the WhatsUp Gold Partner team here: WhatsUp Gold Partner Program.

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/