SOURCE: NetIQ Corporation

NetIQ Corporation

September 29, 2009 09:00 ET

NetIQ Appoints Ron Hardy as Vice President of Product Management and Worldwide Technical Support

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - September 29, 2009) - NetIQ, an Attachmate business, today announced that Ron Hardy has joined NetIQ as the vice president of Product Management and Worldwide Technical Support. In this new role, Hardy is responsible for the overall product strategy, pricing, packaging and future direction of NetIQ products and the delivery of award-winning customer service.

"In a move to bring some of the industry's most notable talent on board, we have appointed Ron Hardy to ensure that customer needs are prioritized, not only on the product side, but from the service delivery perspective as well," noted Jay Gardner, senior vice president and general manager at NetIQ. "Ron's considerable expertise will add tremendous value to the customer experience, and we look forward to having him as a part of our team."

Hardy has successfully driven product and business strategy for enterprise software companies for over 20 years, including IntraLinks, Progress Software, Intellitactics, and Sterling Software. His experience includes product management, marketing, customer support and merger and acquisition strategy, spanning the systems management, security, virtualization, and software-as-a-service (SaaS) markets.

"IT professionals today are looking for ways to address their current systems, security and compliance challenges within tight budgetary constraints," said Hardy. "NetIQ's IT management and process automation solutions uniquely address those ongoing challenges and have a tremendous track record of success. As a new addition to the management team, I'm thrilled to help drive product strategy and continue the heritage of superior customer support to directly improve the lives of our customers."

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, visit www.netiq.com.

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