November 18, 2011

NetIQ AppManager Awarded for Comprehensive Systems Monitoring by Windows IT Pro Magazine

Systems and Application Management Suite Named a 2011 Editors' Best and Community Choice Award Winner

Press Release


NetIQ today announced that NetIQ® appManager®, the company's comprehensive systems and application management suite, earned two awards in the Systems Monitoring category from Penton Media's Windows IT Pro magazine. The editors and readers of Windows IT Pro awarded NetIQ appManager a silver medal in the "2011 Editor's Best Awards" and a bronze medal in the "2011 Community Choice Awards," recognizing its ability to reduce operating costs and improve service levels across multi-platform application environments.

"NetIQ appManager enables customers to efficiently manage increasingly complex, dynamic, and distributed business applications and services, and these awards are a testament to the value our customers can achieve with it," said Ron Hardy, vice president of Products and Marketing at NetIQ. "We are thrilled about our continued recognition by the editors and readers of Windows IT Pro for helping customers solve immediate management pains while providing greater strategic value through both long-term business improvement and cost savings."

NetIQ appManager delivers comprehensive application and service monitoring and management and includes support of highly virtualized, VoIP and unified communication environments. It is designed to address enterprise requirements for reporting, analysis, diagnostics and issue resolution across physical hardware, business applications and the end user experience to help IT organizations:

  • Manage application performance to ensure they meet user demands
  • Keep monitoring current with policies in fast-changing virtualized environments
  • Collect service level and capacity management data to measure and maintain performance
  • Focus troubleshooting on the problems that have the biggest business impact

"Our awards programs let us leverage our contributing editors' expertise to provide well-earned recognition to products that exceed industry standards," said Jason Bovberg, senior editor, Windows IT Pro. "As we did last year, we've also added valuable, in-the-trenches insight from our reader community about the winning products. We're proud to now share this invaluable information with our Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine communities. They should be extremely proud of this recognition from our editorial experts and our readers."

About Windows IT Pro

Windows IT Pro is the leading and largest independent voice in Windows IT, with more than 2.5 million visits per month, and consists of a multitude of print and online channels. In addition to the flagship Windows IT Pro magazine, our technology network includes SQL Server Magazine, SharePointPro Connections and DevProConnections. Other online channels include blogs, forums, podcasts, RSS feeds, webinars, virtual events, white papers, newsletters, classes and more. IT professionals get objective, "direct from the trenches" information about Microsoft's latest Windows-based solutions and gain essential insight for keeping business-critical Microsoft applications up and running. For more information, visit

About Penton Media, Inc.

Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the United States, serving more than 6 million business professionals every month. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 websites, 150 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. For additional information about the company and its businesses, visit

About NetIQ

NetIQ is an enterprise software company with relentless focus on customer success. Leveraging its WorkloadIQ approach, NetIQ helps customers manage dynamic, highly-distributed business application environments across hybrid physical, virtual and cloud environments. For information on how our Application & Service Management and Virtualization & Cloud Management solutions yield reduced cost, complexity and risk, contact us.


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