January 11, 2011

NetIQ Named a Visionary in Leading Industry Analyst Firm’s IT Event Correlation and Analysis Magic Quadrant

Press Release


NetIQ today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned NetIQ in the Visionaries quadrant of the 2010 Magic Quadrant for IT Event Correlation and Analysis report¹.

Gartner's 2010 Magic Quadrant report for IT Event Correlation and Analysis "addresses mature and emerging products that help IT organizations consolidate, analyze and respond to component-level IT infrastructure events, improve event-to-incident/problem resolution processes, and improve alignment between events and business-oriented IT services."

"Gartner identifies visionaries as forward-thinking and often technically focused, and notes that they have recognized and responded to longer-term trends," said Ron Hardy, vice president of Products and Marketing, NetIQ. "We believe that part of the definition aligns with our commitment to customers—to understand their current and future requirements and to purposely build solutions to meet their needs."

"NetIQ® AppManager® Suite is foundational to systems and application management. Its support of hybrid physical-virtual infrastructure and unified communications demonstrates its flexibility to support complex, evolving environments. Additionally, its integration with NetIQ Aegis®—our IT process automation platform—reduces the event management workload. We are thrilled to be included in the Visionaries quadrant and we feel this positioning confirms our commitment to helping customers achieve success," said Hardy.

NetIQ AppManager Suite efficiently delivers a centralized view of all servers and resources. It enables comprehensive monitoring, reporting, analysis, diagnostics and resolution for multiple platforms; helping organizations quickly troubleshoot performance and availability issues and proactively prevent problems. NetIQ AppManager enables organizations to:

  • Reconcile system and application events with the impact to end-user services and improve the prioritization of response
  • Minimize risk when extending the use of technologies such as VMware, Unified Communications, Microsoft SharePoint and Exchange Server, Citrix XenApp and others
  • Keep pace with constant changes in a dynamic environment
  • Cost-effectively deliver tailored services
  • Gain greater control over IT assets and costs

For more information, visit www.netiq.com/products/am/default.asp.

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About NetIQ

NetIQ is an enterprise software company with relentless focus on customer success. Our portfolio for managing Security & Compliance, Identity & Access, and Performance & Availability helps organizations cost-effectively tackle information protection challenges such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, SOX and NERC CIP and manage the complexity of dynamic, highly-distributed application environments. For information on how our solutions yield greater strategic value, business improvement and cost savings, contact us.

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