4 06 2010

Ipswitch, Inc. Network Management Division Gives Back with Donation to ACCION USA Microfinance Company for Every Download of WhatsUp Gold

For every download of WhatsUp Gold, Ipswitch, Inc. will donate $1 to ACCION USA’s national microlending program

Lexington, Mass. – April 6, 2010 – Ipswitch, Inc.’s Network Management Division, developer of the WhatsUp Gold suite of innovative IT management solutions, today announced it is continuing its tradition of charitable giving by donating to ACCION USA, a microfinance organization that provides affordable small business loans to microentrepreneurs. For every download of WhatsUp Gold now through May 31st, 2010, Ipswitch, Inc. will donate $1 to the organization’s national microlending program.


“Facilitating the growth and success of small businesses is important to us,” said Ennio Carboni, president, Network Management Division, Ipswitch, Inc. “We haven’t forgotten our own humble beginnings almost 20 years ago and it is an important part of our culture to support small business owners who are on their way up,” Carboni said.


In January, Ipswitch, Inc. pledged $25,000 to CARE, one of the world’s largest non-profit private international humanitarian organizations fighting against global poverty.


ACCION USA is a microfinance organization that lends with the mission of empowering business owners—primarily minorities, immigrants, and women – with access to working capital and financial education.  ACCION USA is a recognized leader in small business lending, offering business loans up to $50,000 and financial education throughout the United States. Since 1991, the organization has specialized in working with small business owners who cannot borrow from the bank due to business type, a short length of time in business, or an insufficient credit history. ACCION USA has lent over $119 million in over 19,000 loans to hard-working small business owners across the nation. To learn more about ACCION USA and its clients, visit www.accionusa.org.

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