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AppsWork from Ipanema Technologies Named Finalists in the 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards by Network Products Guide

Ipanema Technologies – the industry leader in network solutions allowing enterprises to guarantee their application performance, announced today that Network Products Guide, industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Ipanema’s AppsWork a finalist for the 9th Annual 2014 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Performance Optimization Category. These industry and peer awards from Network Products Guide are the world's premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, April 28, 2014 during the 9th annual dinner and presentations.

Provided as a service, AppsWork enables IT professionals to take full advantage of any application, including cloud and Internet-based, guaranteeing performance and delivering full application visibility. Ipanema's upgrade allows for real-time visibility of application usage and performance oversight including Application Quality Score (AQS), impacted sites and app groups, and service subscription information, all optimized for use on mobile devices. Users can also opt to be notified in real-time about a change in AQS using a feature called "Chatter," that is available in the service portal itself as well as stand alone on any device.

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

“It’s an honor to be named a finalist by Network Products Guide for this esteemed industry and peer award,” said Rogier van der Wal, Vice President Cloud Services for Ipanema Technologies. “This further validates our position as a company poised to successfully overcome and regain control over the increasing complexity of the global business network faced by organizations today. It also validates our vision and positioning to deliver cloud-based services to companies whatever their size. For SMBs, guaranteed application performance has required additional capital investment, improved IT skills and additional staff. Since most SMBs lack these resources, they need a cost efficient and easy to use service, which hasn’t existed until today.”

About Network Products Guide Awards

As industry’s leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com

About Ipanema Technologies

Ipanema helps enterprises to guarantee ERP, CRM and business application performance to every user regardless of the complexity of their IT. CIOs maintain control of their applications and can dynamically adapt to new usages. They can easily manage their strategic IT transformations, including Unified Communications, SaaS, and Cloud applications. Through Ipanema, CIOs can embrace social media and BYOD, take full advantage of their hybrid networks, and reduce their IT expenses.

Ipanema’s customers range from mid-sized companies to enterprises with 1,000s of sites. Customers can use Ipanema through an international network of certified channel partners, and as a service through Managed Service Providers and telecom operators. For SMBs, Ipanema is available as a service through Ipanema's AppsWork™ authorized partner network.

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