November 4, 2009

NetIQ and Attachmate Appoint Ton Musters as Vice President and General Manager of EMEA

Today NetIQ and Attachmate announced the appointment of Ton Musters as the vice president and general manager of EMEA. Musters will be responsible for all EMEA activities for Attachmate and the NetIQ business unit, with a primary focus on Sales and Marketing.


Press Release

HOUSTON

Today NetIQ and Attachmate announced the appointment of Ton Musters as the vice president and general manager of EMEA. Musters will be responsible for all EMEA activities for Attachmate and the NetIQ business unit, with a primary focus on Sales and Marketing.

Musters has been a successful manager and leader within Attachmate for over 10 years. He previously held the role of regional general manager for the Benelux, South Africa (BenSA), France and Nordic operations. Musters brings with him strong leadership skills, a strong focus on open communications and collaboration and receptiveness to new ideas and creativity. He also possesses a solid understanding of both the Attachmate and NetIQ product portfolios. Musters will focus on connecting with company members EMEA wide, exceeding FY2010 targets and developing plans and strategy for FY2011.

“After the WRQ and Attachmate merger, and then the acquisition of NetIQ in 2007, as general manager I have been working on the integration and expansion of the new enterprise,” said Ton Musters. “During this period we have been able to strengthen our position and substantially expand our product lines. In addition to the development and delivery of advanced software for terminal emulation, application integration and secure data transfer, the acquisition of NetIQ resulted in a specific focus on advanced system and security management solutions. In this new position I am able to apply my experience across the entire EMEA region – not only helping to meet the growing needs of our customers, but to achieve continued growth for the company.”

About Attachmate

Attachmate delivers advanced software for terminal emulation, application integration, and secure communications. Our NetIQ business provides solutions for automating IT processes and managing the performance, security, and compliance of your distributed IT. With our technologies, more than 65,000 businesses worldwide are putting their IT assets to work in new and meaningful ways. Attachmate has been helping businesses extend, manage, and secure their IT investments for more than 26 years. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Attachmate has offices and partners all over the globe. We are widely recognized for our innovative products, easy business transactions, and exceptional customer service. For more information please visit www.attachmate.com.

About NetIQ

NetIQ, an Attachmate business, is a global leader in systems and security management. With more than 12,000 customers in over 60 countries, NetIQ solutions maximize technology investments and enable IT process improvements to achieve measurable cost savings. For more information on NetIQ’s portfolio of award-winning products for IT Process Automation, Systems Management, Security Management, Configuration Audit and Control, Enterprise Administration and Unified Communications Management, visit www.netiq.com.

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