Mar 04 2010

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold Receives Network Products Guide 2010 Product Innovation Award in Network Management

Ipswitch, Inc.’s network management division, today announced that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading information technology research and advisory guide, has named WhatsUp Gold a winner of the 2010 Product Innovation Awards

Lexington, Mass. – March 4, 2010 – Ipswitch, Inc.’s network management division, developer of the WhatsUp Gold suite of innovative network management solutions, today announced that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading information technology research and advisory guide, has named WhatsUp Gold a winner of the 2010 Product Innovation Awards. This annually venerated award recognizes and honors vendors, large and small, from all over the world with innovative and ground-breaking products that are bringing essential and incremental changes, setting the bar higher for others in all areas of information technology.

 

WhatsUp Gold provides a powerful cost-effective network and application management solution for both wired and wireless networks of all sizes. WhatsUp Gold installs, discovers and maps network-connected assets in minutes. Leveraging SNMP v1-3and WMI, it enables predictive monitoring in combination with powerful alerting and notification capabilities to keep the network infrastructure running and managers informed in real-time when issues arise. No matter how complex the network infrastructure, intuitive web-enabled workspace views and dashboards guarantee quick navigation to alerts and issues in real-time and access to over 200 reports documenting all device bandwidth and application-related activity. To read more about this product innovation, please visit www.networkproductsguide.com/innovations/.

 

“Innovation is not just about new products alone," says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief at Network Products Guide. “To succeed, companies need to see innovation not as a one time errand but as something that is continuously evolved and improved upon over and over again. This requires putting greater focus on customer needs and making innovation the center of the company's way of developing better solutions. Innovative products such as WhatsUp Gold are bringing improvements in predictive monitoring, ease-of-use and tool consolidation,” Narang said.

 

“Network Products Guide’s recognition of WhatsUp Gold further validates our solutions as excellence-in-class and ahead of the competition,” said Ennio Carboni, president, Ipswitch, Inc. network management division. “Product innovation is a key component to our continued commitment to meeting our customer needs and providing them with better solutions and we are pleased to accept this award,” Carboni said.

About Network Products Guide Awards

As industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, Network Products Guide from Silicon Valley plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com.

About Ipswitch Network Management Division

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/