October 8, 2001

NetIQ Announces New Windows Administration Suite

Combines Award-winning Directory Management Product with File Administration, Exchange Administration and New Configuration Reporting Product

Press Release


At the Gartner Symposium, NetIQ Corporation (Nasdaq: NTIQ), a leading provider of e-business infrastructure management and intelligence solutions, today announced availability of the NetIQ Administration Suite providing a comprehensive solution for Windows, Exchange and file administration and reporting.

The NetIQ Administration Suite provides secure distributed administration and powerful configuration reporting capabilities for Windows NT 4, Windows 2000, Active Directory, Exchange 5.5 and Exchange 2000, NTFS and other Windows-based resources. The suite automates administrative tasks, lowers costs and increases security enabling IT managers and administrators to concentrate on higher-value activities.

"By automating administration and simplifying management for Windows environments, IT managers save time and technology resources better used for furthering more strategic organizational goals," said Tom Kemp, senior vice president of products at NetIQ. "The Administration Suite offers our customers a single, complete solution for deployment and underscores our commitment to offering end-to-end enterprise management and analytics for IT managers operating in Windows environments."

The Administration Suite is an integrated set of administration tools that allows managers to delegate and distribute administration of users and groups, computers, mailboxes, files and other Windows-based resources. The Administration Suite also includes reporting capabilities that assess the current state of the computing environment and produce more than 100 reports spanning all managed objects. The Administration Suite includes the following products:

  • Directory and Resource Administrator automatically and securely applies policies to manage mixed Windows NT 4, Windows 2000/Active Directory environments. The product also helps you successfully design best practices for Windows environment management.
  • Exchange Administrator provides easy, single-point Exchange mailbox management across your Windows NT 4 and Windows 2000 enterprise.
  • File and Storage Administrator supplies a powerful file security management and reporting solution across hundreds or thousands of servers containing millions of files.
  • Configuration Assessor, a new addition to the Administration Suite, is a configuration assessment and reporting tool that enables IT managers to assess their environment, track system changes over time and identify security weaknesses.

Availability and Pricing

The Administration Suite, available immediately, is priced at $24 per user. The products may also be purchased individually. For more information please contact your local sales representative or NetIQ at 888-323-6768.

Active Directory Advantages Audiocast

On Thursday, October 18 at Noon Eastern, NetIQ and Gartner will host Active Directory Advantages: Exploring AD, an Essential IT Asset. This audiocast will feature John Enck, research director at Gartner, and NetIQ industry experts as they discuss the business advantages of a successful Active Directory deployment. To register please go to: http://webevents.road-show.com/netiq/20011018/start/register.asp.

About NetIQ

NetIQ Corporation (Nasdaq: NTIQ) is a leading provider of e-business infrastructure management and intelligence for all the components of an organization's e-business infrastructure—from back-end servers, networks and directories to front-end web servers and applications. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with development and operational personnel in Houston, Raleigh, N.C., Bellevue, Wash., and Portland, Ore. For more information, please visit NetIQ's Web site at www.netiq.comor call (408) 856-3000.

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Amy Sachrison
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