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Internet Software Company’s Growth Creates Added Need For International Sales
And Marketing Initiatives

November 12th, 2001 – Ipswitch, Inc., a leading supplier of Internet productivity software, today announced four new appointments to its European office, international sales and marketing groups.

Allan Poot has been named European regional sales director for Ipswitch’s office in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Poot is responsible for Ipswitch product sales and distributor recruitment in the UK, Scandinavia, Dutch Benelux and South Africa. Prior to joining Ipswitch, he was general manager for Commission Junction, Europe. Poot has a degree in small business management from Daemlin Management School in Johannesburg. He is currently secretary to the Commercial Anglo Dutch Society (CADS) in The Netherlands and a member of the IoD (Institute of Directors).

Loic Triger has also been named European regional sales director for Ipswitch’s office in Amsterdam. In this role, Triger is responsible for Ipswitch product sales and distributor recruitment in southern Europe, the Mediterranean rim, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining Ipswitch, Triger headed the retail travel division of Marchon, Inc., a designer of eyewear and sunwear.

In international sales, Judy Zhu has joined Ipswitch as Pacific Rim account manager. She is responsible for managing end-user, reseller and distributor accounts in the Asia Pacific territories. Most recently, Zhu was a product marketing manager with EPSON Co., Ltd. In Beijing, China. She has an MBA from the Washington University John M. Olin School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Zhejiang University in China.

Ian Cruzen has been named direct marketing manager. In this position, he will generate print and e-mail campaigns to inform Ipswitch’s customer base and prospective customers about Ipswitch product benefits. He previously was a product marketing manager and IT business analyst with Cruzen has a bachelor of arts degree in journalism from Texas A&M University.

“All are talented individuals that I anticipate will make significant contributions to our company in their new roles,” said Roger Greene, Ipswitch president and founder. “As Ipswitch continues to grow, we need to add people such as these to make sure we meet our goals of excellence and innovation.”

About Ipswitch, Inc.

Founded in 1991, Ipswitch develops Windows-based software products for the Internet and corporate intranets. Its product family includes WS_FTP Pro, the world’s most popular FTP client; WS_FTP Server, the first industrial-strength, full-featured FTP server for Windows NT; WhatsUp Gold, a leading network management tool with mapping, monitoring, notification and reporting capabilities which is also integrated with Cisco Systems’ CiscoWorks for Windows; IMail Server, an Internet messaging server for small to medium-size companies and ISPs; and WS_ Ping ProPack, a utility suite for the Internet and intranets - all designed for today’s mission-critical business communications. Ipswitch products set new standards for functionality, performance, reliability and interoperability, while providing the foundation for corporate internetworking solutions, and are available directly from Ipswitch and through distributors, resellers and OEMs. IMail, WhatsUp, the WhatsUp logo, WS_FTP, the WS_FTP logos, Ipswitch, and the Ipswitch logo are trademarks of Ipswitch, Inc.

For more information visit the Ipswitch Web site at

Editor's Notes

Review copies, interviews, screen shots and information for all Ipswitch products are available from Martin Brindley and Adrian Brophy at MCC International.

Michael Aalto
Ipswitch, Inc.
T: 781-676-5794
F: 781-676-5720

Martin Brindley / Adrian Brophy
MCC International Ltd.
T: +44 (0)1962 888100
F: +44 (0)1962 888125

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