July 10, 2002

NetIQ Expands International Management Team

Industry Veterans Join NetIQ to Spearhead Expansion of International Operations

Press Release

SAN JOSE, Calif.

NetIQ Corp. (Nasdaq: NTIQ), a leading provider of Systems Management, Security Management and Web Analytics solutions, today announced the appointment of two seasoned executives to its international sales management team. Marc Andrews joins NetIQ as vice president of Sales for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and Hans Brouwer joins as vice president of Sales for the Intercontinental (ICON) region covering Asia Pacific, Australia and Latin America. Both Andrews and Brouwer will report to Mark Marron, NetIQ’s senior vice president of Worldwide Sales.

“These appointments reflect the success that our company has achieved as a leading global provider of systems management, security and web analytics solutions,” said Marron. “I am pleased to welcome Marc and Hans to NetIQ. With more than 30 years of collective sales leadership in international markets Marc Andrews and Hans Brouwer bring a wealth of international operations experience to the company and to our EMEA and ICON operations specifically.”

As vice president of Sales for EMEA, Andrews will lead the company’s expansion throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Andrews has spent more than 15 years in the information technology industry specifically focusing on enterprise software, distributed systems management and networking. He has held executive and managerial positions at BMC Software, Computer 2000 and Novell Inc. Most recently, Andrews held the dual positions of vice president of Enterprise Systems Management and vice president of Marketing at BMC Software for the EMEA region where he was responsible for defining, building and executing the overall go to market strategies for BMC’s systems management products.

Jim Docherty, who has successfully built and managed the NetIQ EMEA sales organization for the last four years, has been named vice president of Strategic Alliances for EMEA. [Editor’s Note: Also announced today, “NetIQ Expands Global Strategic Alliances Team” with additional details on Docherty’s appointment.]

Brouwer has more than 15 years of experience in international sales management with enterprise software companies. He has held senior sales and management positions at Compuware, Computer Associates and IBM. Most recently, Brouwer was director of International Sales for the Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Australia, Africa and the Middle East markets at Compuware. As vice president of Sales for the ICON region at NetIQ, Brouwer will be responsible for driving the company’s expansion throughout Asia Pacific, Australia and Latin America.

About NetIQ
Founded in 1995, NetIQ Corp. (Nasdaq: NTIQ) is a leading provider of Systems Management, Security Management and Web Analytics solutions. Historically focused on the Windows management market, NetIQ now delivers cross-platform solutions that enhance business performance resulting in higher returns on infrastructure and Web investments. NetIQ products are sold across all continents directly and through a network of authorized NetIQ partners and resellers. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with development and operational personnel in Houston, Texas; Raleigh, N.C.; Bellevue, Wash.; and Portland, Ore. For more information, please visit NetIQ's Web site at www.netiq.com, or call (888) 323-6768.

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