SOURCE: Ipswitch, Inc.

October 11, 2007 10:53 ET

Ipswitch, Inc. Named to Software Magazine's 25th Annual Software 500

Software Magazine Ranks Ipswitch as One of the World's Largest Software Companies

LEXINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 11, 2007) - Ipswitch, Inc., a leading developer of network monitoring, messaging and managed file transfer solutions, today announced that it has been included in Software Magazine's Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software providers, now in its 25th year. The company, which has 153 employees, was selected for the list based on total worldwide software and services revenue for 2006 revenue of $31.9 million, which ranked Ipswitch #295 on the list.

"In 2006, our WhatsUp Gold product, along with our FTP and messaging product lines experienced a phenomenal rate of growth. This growth was driven by major product developments and the expansion of our reseller and distribution channels in the US," said Roger Greene, CEO of Ipswitch. "Making this highly competitive list further confirms the financial strength of our company and the competitive advantages our products provide our customers to equally fuel their growth and profitability."

The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world's largest software and services suppliers targeting medium to large enterprises, their IT professionals, software developers and business managers involved in software and services purchasing. The ranking is based on total worldwide software and services revenue for 2006. This includes revenues from software licenses, maintenance and support, training and software-related services and consulting. For more details, please see the full list at: http://www.Softwaremag.com

Ipswitch's growth is largely attributed to the expansion of its worldwide distribution channels and the growing demand for its three products that are used by more than 100 million people worldwide:

--  WhatsUp Gold network monitoring solution designed for Windows servers
    and Cisco gear, to quickly and efficiently monitor IT networks,
--  WS_FTP file transfer solution, the industry's most advanced file
    transfer product with over 40 million users worldwide, and
--  IMail Server, an easily installed and simple-to-use messaging and
    collaboration solution.
    

About Digital Software Magazine, the Software Decision Journal, and Softwaremag.com

Digital Software Magazine, the Software Decision Journal, has been a brand name in the high-tech industry for nearly 30 years. Softwaremag.com, its Web counterpart, is the online catalog to enterprise software and the home of the Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and services companies, now in its 25th year. Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com are owned and operated by King Content Co.

About Ipswitch, Inc.

Ipswitch develops and markets innovative IT software that is easy to learn and use. More than 100 million people worldwide use Ipswitch software to monitor their networks with Ipswitch WhatsUp®, transfer files over the Internet using the market leading Ipswitch WS_FTP® Professional client and Ipswitch WS_FTP Server and communicate via Ipswitch Imail™ Server. To view the Daily Network Monitor blog, visit http://www.dailynetworkmonitor.com. For product and sales information, visit http://www.ipswitch.com. Ipswitch values community involvement; visit http://icare.ipswitch.com to find out how to become involved.

WS_FTP and WhatsUp are registered trademarks of Ipswitch, Inc. IMail Server is a trademark of Ipswitch, Inc. All other product names are property of their respective owners.

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