2 22 2008

Ipswitch, Inc. Increases Its Commitment and Investment in South East Asia

Company's Network Management Division Signs Distribution Deal with Asia VAD Pte Ltd of Singapore

Lexington, MA – February 22, 2008 – Ipswitch, Inc., a leading developer of network management, today announced that it has named Asia VAD Pte Ltd as its official distributor for Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei. After realizing over 87-percent growth in the region over a two-year period, the company's Network Management Division has decided to further support and demonstrate its commitment to the fast growing market.


Asia VAD Pte Ltd will be stocking Ipswitch's entire WhatsUp® product line. The WhatsUp products allow Asia VAD to bring easy to use and easy to deploy network management software to its market very quickly in the South East Asian markets. Asia VAD will also be to provide commercial training, technical training, marketing initiatives, and pre-sales technical support to all channel partners in the region.


"Asia VAD's strong track record in the deployment of network management software will help customers in the region implement technology-enabled solutions that meet business objectives. Their 'on the ground expertise will enable Ipswitch's Network Management Division to continue its impressive growth in this region going forward," said Alessandro Porro, director of international sales for Ipswitch's Network Management Division. "This new partnership presents us with the opportunity to serve our partner community with a very experienced and proactive local Value Added Distributor."


About Asia VAD Pte Ltd

Asia VAD Pte Ltd, is an established value-added distributor with focus in Asia.. The company seeks to represent and distribute infocomm technology products that meet customers’ requirements and budget. By close partnering with selected world-class manufacturers, Asia VAD is constantly upgrading its distribution techniques and portfolios to bring the latest industry required solutions to the Asian market.


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: https://www.ipswitch.com/forms/free-trials/whatsup-gold/