December 16, 2003

NetIQ and WebSideStory Sign Cross-Licensing Agreement for Web Analytics Technologies

NetIQ Corp. (Nasdaq:NTIQ), the leading software vendor in Web analytics with its WebTrends® solutions, and WebSideStory, Inc., the leading application service provider (ASP) in Web analytics with its HitBox® solutions, today announced they have signed a far-reaching cross-license agreement.


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SAN JOSE, Calif. & SAN DIEGO

NetIQ Corp. (Nasdaq:NTIQ), the leading software vendor in Web analytics with its WebTrends® solutions, and WebSideStory, Inc., the leading application service provider (ASP) in Web analytics with its HitBox® solutions, today announced they have signed a far-reaching cross-license agreement. Under the agreement, NetIQ will have certain rights to WebSideStory's U.S. Patent No. 6,393,479, and WebSideStory will have certain rights to NetIQ's U.S. Patent No. 6,112,238. Additional details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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 www.netiq.com, or call 888-323-6768.

About WebSideStory

Founded in 1996 and backed by prominent venture capital firms Summit Partners and TA Associates, WebSideStory is the creator of HitBox, the standard for online marketing analytics and optimization. HitBox services provide actionable, real-time information about online visitor and customer behavior. More than 450 enterprise-class businesses rely on HitBox technology to sell more products and services, increase online lead generation, boost advertising revenue, and enhance online customer support. The company also has more than 3,000 small and mid-sized clients. Several prominent analyst firms have recognized WebSideStory as the No. 1 Web analytics ASP by revenue. For more information, contact WebSideStory, Inc. Voice: 858-546-0040. Fax: 858-546-0480. Address: 10182 Telesis Court, 6th Floor, San Diego, CA 92121. E-mail: wsspress@websidestory.com. Web: www.HitBox.com or www.WebSideStory.com.

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