May 19, 2008 04:22 ET

WebSpy -- Best of Tech-Ed Finalist

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - May 19, 2008) - WebSpy, a global provider of Internet, email and network monitoring and reporting software, announced that its Vantage platform has been named a finalist of the "Best of Tech·Ed 2008 IT Professional Awards" in the Business Intelligence Category by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro® and SQL Server Magazine®.

The Best of Tech·Ed 2008 Awards recognize companies who offer innovative products in the industry. The judges reviewed over 220 products and services submitted for the contest and chose 29 finalists to be interviewed at the Tech·Ed 2008 IT Professionals Conference in Orlando, Florida. Winners will be announced on June 12 at an evening reception for all of the finalists and at Windows IT Pro Award Central on June 13.

"Choosing from such a wide variety of outstanding entries is a challenge every year, and the quality of this year's entries was particularly high," said Karen Forster, group editorial and strategy director for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine. "The products selected as finalists clearly provide innovative solutions and strategic importance to the market, are competitively advantageous, and provide exceptional value to customers."

WebSpy's entry, the award-winning Vantage platform, allows analysis against any type of network device, enabling clients to import log files that their web server, security device, firewall, cache device, event logs and mail/messaging server generates. Vantage provides powerful drilldown analysis capabilities, extensive choice of meaningful customizable reports and does not require the installation of individual monitoring agents.

The comprehensive information provided by Vantage assists in identifying Internet and email misuse, identifying and resolving network problems and download issues, strengthening security controls, preserving bandwidth, minimizing litigation risks, and identifying the source of data loss or damage.

WebSpy's Marketing Coordinator, Åsa Davidsson, said; "In a short period of time Vantage has received two prestigious IT awards and is currently a finalist for the 'Best of Tech-Ed IT Professional Award' and the Australian national 'iAwards.' This positive feedback from industry experts, as well as Vantage's favourable market reception, is truly a testament of Vantage's superior capabilities and WebSpy's innovative software development."

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