March 26, 2009

NetIQ AppManager Suite Voted VirtualizationAdmin’s Readers’ Choice Award Winner

Leading virtualization resource site,, announced today that NetIQ® AppManager® Suite was voted the winner in the Monitoring, Management and Performance category of the Readers' Choice Awards.

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Leading virtualization resource site,, announced today that NetIQ® AppManager® Suite was voted the winner in the Monitoring, Management and Performance category of the Readers' Choice Awards. conducts bi-monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by administrators in a particular third-party solutions category for virtualization environments. The awards are based entirely on the visitors' votes and draw a huge response.

"Our Readers' Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category," said Sean Buttigieg, manager. " users are specialists in their field who encounter various solutions for virtualization at the workplace. The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry."

A comprehensive solution that provides out-of-the-box functionality and intelligence, NetIQ AppManager Suite delivers enterprise systems and application management for static, dynamic and virtualized platforms, improving time-to-value of IT investments. NetIQ AppManager provides a "360° view" of IT service delivery through:

  • Support for over 65 mission critical systems and applications,
  • Deep monitoring of VMware hosts, virtual machines and vCenter,
  • Predictive trend analysis for network devices, virtual infrastructures and the operating systems and applications deployed to virtual machines, and
  • Consolidated reporting with more than 60 out-of-the-box templates, long-term historical reporting and capacity planning.

"We are truly honored that the readers of—end users that recognize that native tools are not enough to holistically manage their virtualized environments—have selected NetIQ AppManager Suite as the monitoring, management and performance vendor of choice." said Criss Scruggs, senior manager of Product Marketing at NetIQ. "This distinction further validates our best-of-breed approach, particularly for VMware deployments, to ensure that virtualization investments can provide the business performance and service quality IT organizations need. NetIQ AppManager is a critical component of how IT delivers a true end-to-end solution for monitoring, management, reporting and automation across the hybrid data center both now, and in the future."

About is a Virtualization resource site. It is a leading Virtualization site, attracting over 70,000 administrators and specialists a month. The site provides the latest Virtualization news, articles and tutorials by leading Virtualization experts, message boards, an exclusive FAQ, software listings and product reviews. forms part of a group of sites run by TechGenix Ltd., including, a comprehensive Windows Networking resource site;, a Microsoft Exchange Server resource site;, a Windows security resource site and, a Microsoft ISA Server resource site.

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, please contact us.

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