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WhatsUp Gold Looking To Bring Home Gold from UK IT Industry Awards

LEXINGTON, MA –September 17 2010 Ipswitch Inc.’s Network Management Division, developer of the WhatsUp Gold suite of innovative IT management solutions, today announced that it has been shortlisted as a finalist in the UK IT Industry awards, organised by the British Computer Society (BCS) in association with Computing magazine. The UK IT Industry Awards are the benchmark for excellence throughout the computer industry. The Awards focus on the contribution of individuals, projects, organisations and technologies that have excelled in the use, development and deployment of IT in the past 12 months.

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold is one of the longest standing, independent network monitoring solutions available. The importance of evolving ahead of the industry and network technology trends has kept Ipswitch at the forefront of the network monitoring business. As IP-based technologies have become commonplace in enterprise environments and as IT requirements have become more and more complex over the years, Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold has continually expanded the number and range of devices it is able to monitor.

“The UK IT Industry awards are one of the most prestigious award ceremonies in the industry,” says Alessandro Porro, Director of International Sales at Ipswitch Network Management Division. “WhatsUp Gold is a solution that has truly continued to evolve with the industry, providing flexibility to organisations both large and small. WhatsUp Gold has evolved from just a network monitoring tool to a fully fledged IT management solution that eases many of the administrative headaches seen in the complex IT infrastructure today.”

“Congratulations to all the finalists. They can be proud of their achievements,” says David Clarke, CEO of the BCS. “Their projects and work showcase the professionalism that exists among IT professionals and also highlights the value of IT today and the way it touches so many areas of society.”

“I would like to add my congratulations to the finalists. The UK IT Industry Awards are rigorously judged and to be announced as finalist is a great achievement. I don’t envy the judges who now have to decide the winners; it’s going to be very tough,” added Robin Booth, Publishing Director of Computing magazine.

About the Network Management Division of Ipswitch, Inc.

The Network Management Division of Ipswitch, Inc. is the developer of the WhatsUp Gold suite of innovative IT management software. WhatsUp Gold delivers comprehensive network, system, application and event log monitoring and management solutions for small and medium businesses and enterprises. Built on a modular, yet integrated architecture, the affordable and easy-to-use solutions scale with the size and complexity of any physical or virtual IT infrastructure. From a single console, WhatsUp Gold supports standard IT management tasks including automated discovery, mapping, real-time monitoring, alerting, troubleshooting and reporting. More than 100,000 networks worldwide use WhatsUp Gold solutions to assure the availability, health and security of their critical business infrastructure today.

Ipswitch, Inc.’s Network Management Division recently added to its product line complete, easy-to-use solutions for Windows Security Event Management (SEM) and Log Management for small businesses and enterprise-level organizations suite with the acquisition of Dorian Software Creations, Inc. WhatsUp Gold was named Network Management Product of 2010 by Network Computing Magazine and earned the Network Products Guide 2010 Product Innovation Award in Network Management. To learn more about WhatsUp Gold – the best value in IT Management software, download a free trial or to make a purchase, please visit:

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