September 16, 2002

NetIQ Impresses End Users; Wins 13 Windows & .NET Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards

NetIQ Wins Best Overall Service and Support Category

Press Release

SAN JOSE, Calif.

NetIQ Corp. (Nasdaq: NTIQ), a leading provider of Systems Management, Security Management and Web Analytics solutions, today announced that eight NetIQ® products and the NetIQ Support and Services team has won a total of 13 Windows & .NET Magazine Readers' Choice Awards and one runner-up award in the following categories:

  • Overall: Best Service and Support—NetIQ
  • Best Intrusion/Detection Software—Security Manager
  • Best Password/Auditing Software—Security Manager
  • Best Security Scanners—Security Analyzer
  • Best AD Management Tool—Directory and Resource Administrator
  • Best User/Directory Management Tool—Directory and Resource Administrator
  • Best OS Migration Tool—Domain Migration Administrator
  • Best Performance-Tuning Tool—End2End™ Performance Monitor
  • Best Mailserver Administration Utility—AppAnalyzer
  • Best VoIP Solution—VoIP Manager
  • Best Application/Operations Management Tool—AppManager® Suite
  • Best Monitoring/Alerting Software—AppManager Suite
  • Best Management Monitoring/Analysis Solution—AppManager Suite
  • Runner-up in Best High-Availability Solution—AppManager Suite
  • "We are very honored that the readers of Windows & .NET Magazine selected us as their vendor of choice," said Rick Pleczko, senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing at NetIQ. "We take pride in delivering the products our customers demand and providing the highest level of support and service to ensure that their experience is a good one. Being recognized as providing the overall best service and support validates that we are doing just that."

    The first annual Windows & .NET Magazine Readers' Choice Awards were developed as a way for IT buyers to evaluate and recommend the best technology products in the industry. Readers were asked to vote on their product preferences in 16 broad technology categories. More than 2,300 readers voted on nearly 90 products. The complete list of winners can be found in the September issue of Windows & .NET Magazine and online at

    "Few people know more about the best values in Windows technology products and services than Windows & .NET Magazine readers-the people who actually do the buying," said Janet Robbins, editor-in-chief, Windows & .NET Magazine. "By voting for the most outstanding products, IT professionals have rewarded excellence in the Windows market."

    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 or call (888) 323-6768.

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