June 29, 2006

NetIQ Security and Vulnerability Management Solutions Receive Top Industry Recognition

Recent industry accolades validate company’s continued momentum and innovation in security market

Press Release


NetIQ Corp. (Nasdaq: NTIQ), a leading provider of integrated systems and security management solutions, has been recognized by top industry research groups and publications.

Research groups IDC, Gartner Inc., Network World, and Windows IT Media have analyzed and rated NetIQ and its security solutions as market leaders. NetIQ has received the following recent industry recognition:

  • IDC named NetIQ the revenue and market share leader for the security and vulnerability management (SVM) software market
  • Gartner, Inc. positioned NetIQ in the leaders quadrant in the "Magic Quadrant for Security Information & Event Management, 1H06"¹ report
  • Network World ranked NetIQ Vulnerability Manager™ as its Clear Choice Test winner for network and system security compliance products and rated it as "the most well rounded-product" http://www.networkworld.com/reviews/2006/061206-compliance-test-netiq.html
  • Windows IT Media recognized NetIQ Security Manager™ 5.5 with the Best of Tech Ed 2006 Award for Security

"We are honored to receive this recognition and acknowledgement from the top industry research groups and publications as well as from our customers", said Matt Dircks, senior vice president of Products and Markets, NetIQ. "We are continuing to innovate and execute in this market by providing customers with software solutions that make their IT systems secure, available and performing optimally."

About NetIQ Security Manager

NetIQ Security Manager delivers comprehensive security information and event management (SIEM) for heterogeneous, cross-platform environments. Through a single, integrated platform that combines Security Event Management (SEM) for real-time enterprise event detection, correlation and response, along with Security Information Management (SIM) for log retention, historical analysis and reporting, NetIQ Security Manager reduces the time required by users to meet compliance requirements and identify, track and resolve security threats. http://www.netiq.com/products/sm

About NetIQ Vulnerability Manager

NetIQ Vulnerability Manager proactively ensures that customers are identifying the latest system vulnerabilities and complying with corporate and regulatory policies to manage information security risk. It enables companies to establish and maintain security configuration baselines across a heterogeneous IT environment, discover and mitigate vulnerabilities, comply with regulatory acts and pass security audits. This allows organizations to correct exposures before they result in security breaches, failed audits or costly downtime. http://www.netiq.com/products/vsm

About NetIQ

NetIQ is a leading provider of integrated systems and security management solutions that empower IT organizations with the knowledge and ability necessary to assure IT service. NetIQ's Knowledge-Based Service Assurance products and solutions include embedded knowledge and tools to implement industry best practices and to better ensure operational integrity, manage service levels and risk, and ensure policy compliance. NetIQ's modular, best-of-breed solutions for Performance & Availability Management, Security Management, Configuration & Vulnerability Management, and Operational Change Control integrate through an open, service-oriented architecture allowing for common reporting, analytics and dashboards. For more information about NetIQ, visit www.netiq.com or call (888)323-6768.

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