SOURCE: Ipswitch, Inc.

February 15, 2006 08:28 ET

Ipswitch, Inc. Announces Azmi Jafarey Has Joined the Company as Vice President, Information Technology

LEXINGTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 15, 2006 -- Ipswitch, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of proven file transfer, collaboration and network management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) since 1995, announced today that industry veteran Azmi Jafarey has joined the Company as Vice President, Information Technology. A 25-year IT professional with extensive executive leadership experience at both major and leading edge companies, Jafarey joins Ipswitch from his most recent position at Vertical Communications, Inc.

At Vertical, a Massachusetts-based company specializing in phone systems applications design, development and implementation, Jafarey was VP of IT and Customer Services. He joined the company in 2000. Prior to that, Jafarey served in various high-level technology computing, information services and research systems executive positions with Monsanto Company, a Fortune 50 company, and its Fortune 500 company spin off, Solutia, Inc.

"Azmi brings a wealth of IT knowledge, strategic insight and management skill to this critical role at Ipswitch," said Ipswitch CEO Roger Greene. "As an IT software vendor, it is especially important for us to have a person of Azmi's caliber running IT -- we are in many ways our own target market, and Azmi's IT perspective as an IT manager will be valuable in product strategy discussions. Although Azmi only recently joined Ipswitch," Greene continued, "he has already proven to be a vital manager. Azmi excels at developing integrated, cross-functional IT systems that add real business value."

Jafarey earned his M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts and holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Karachi.

About Ipswitch, Inc.

Ipswitch develops and markets software that works for small and mid-sized businesses worldwide. More than 100 million people use Ipswitch software every day to collaborate via Ipswitch Collaboration Suite, monitor their networks with Ipswitch WhatsUp®, and transfer files over the Internet using the market-leading Ipswitch WS_FTP® Professional client and Ipswitch WS_FTP Server. To view the Ipswitch blog, visit Ipswitch values community involvement; visit to find out how to become involved. For product and sales information, write to or visit

WhatsUp and WS_FTP are registered trademarks of Ipswitch, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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