April 13, 2012

Interwork Technologies Offers NetIQ’s VigilEnt Brand Solutions to the NA Reseller Channel

Interwork Technologies Inc., a Value-Added Distributor (VAD) of security and connectivity solutions, and NetIQ, (Nasdaq: NTIQ), a leading provider of Systems & Security Management and Web Analytics solutions, are pleased to announce that Interwork Technologies will now be able to provide the North American reseller channel with NetIQ’s newest security offerings


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Ottawa, Ontario and San Jose, Calif.

Interwork Technologies Inc., a Value-Added Distributor (VAD) of security and connectivity solutions, and NetIQ, (Nasdaq: NTIQ), a leading provider of Systems & Security Management and Web Analytics solutions, are pleased to announce that Interwork Technologies will now be able to provide the North American reseller channel with NetIQ’s newest security offerings: the VigilEnt® brand security solutions from NetIQ’s recent acquisition of PentaSafe Security Technologies, and the Marshal™ content security solutions from NetIQ’s recent acquisition of Marshal Software. With this newest addition, Interwork will now distribute NetIQ’s full line of security products, theVigilEnt® Security Management solutions.

Interwork, a Value Add Distributor of security solutions since the mid 1990’s, has a thorough understanding of the security market and the opportunities for reseller partners. NetIQ’s VigilEnt Security Management solutions will provide Interwork’s security VARs and solution providers with incremental sales and services revenue opportunities.

NetIQ’s VigilEnt Security Management solutions deliver rapid time-to-value for managing risk and protecting IT infrastructures across four functional disciplines: Policy & Compliance Management, Administration & Identity Management, Vulnerability & Configuration Management and Incident & Event Management. VigilEnt Security Management solutions are designed to optimize and assure the security of critical IT assets, protecting systems, applications and services according to customers’ business objectives.

“Interwork is very pleased to be working with NetIQ to help bring the new VigilEnt brand products and Marshal content security products to the North American channel. These products are an excellent addition to our existing portfolio of security offerings,” says Andy Bennis, VP of Sales & Marketing at Interwork. “Security policy compliance, administration and management are a part of any organization’s comprehensive security strategy. Many of our security-focused reseller partners have been asking Interwork for security policy, administration and management solutions, and we are excited to be able provide them with NetIQ’s market-leading VigilEnt solutions.”

“The relationship between NetIQ and Interwork provides an invaluable resource to NetIQ authorized resellers enabling them to provide first class service and products to the end users,” said Paul Murray, vice president of North American Channel Sales at NetIQ. “With NetIQ’s products and Interwork’s expertise, resellers will be able to help their clients turn disparate security data into meaningful information.”

The VigilEnt Security Management product line is an enterprise-class of Security Management and Administration solutions available to authorized NetIQ resellers. For more info on NetIQ and /or on about the benefits of becoming an Enterprise Security Partner call Interwork Technologies (1-800-461-8649).

ABOUT INTERWORK

Interwork Technologies is the Intelligent Alternative in Distribution. Serving the North American channel, Interwork partners with the top VAR's, systems integrators, corporate resellers, and solution providers, focused on the security and connectivity marketplace. As a Value-Add Distributor, Interwork supports our partners throughout the complete sales cycle - we provide the knowledge, training and tools to enable our partners to be competitive and profitable. Why partner with Interwork? We know our products. Our knowledge extends beyond part numbers; we know what the products do, how they compare to the competition, and how they're licensed. We can help maximize your selling time, customer satisfaction and margins. Also, as a Value-Add Distributor focused on security we can help you sell complimentary solutions to your existing security offerings. Interwork distributes 'Best of Breed' Security and Connectivity products that address your customer needs, including solutions in anti-virus, content filtering and management, firewalls and VPN, application firewalls, vulnerability scanning and assessment, IDS, Security Management, web and Windows based host access and PC-to-Unix connectivity. For more information, visit http://www.interwork.com.

ABOUT NETIQ

Founded in 1995, NetIQ Corp. (Nasdaq: NTIQ) is a leading provider of Systems & 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.; Auckland, New Zealand and Portland, Ore. For more information, please visit NetIQ’s Web site at http://www.netiq.com or call (888) 323-6768.

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