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ThousandEyes Named a Global 250 Top Private Company Winner

Recognized for Innovation, Market Potential, Commercialization, Stakeholder Value and Media Buzz

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/14/14 -- ThousandEyes, who provides network performance management for the cloud, today announced that it has been selected by AlwaysOn from thousands of nominations of domestic and international technology companies as one of the Global 250 Top Private Companies: http://aonetwork.com/blogs/Announcing-the-2014-AlwaysOn-Global-250-Top-Private-Companies.

This is the fourth major accolade for ThousandEyes in 2014. Earlier this year:

  • Gartner named the company a "Cool Vendor" in Application Performance Monitoring and IT Operations Analytics, 2014(1) for being innovative, impactful and intriguing
  • Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) named the company a Vendor to Watch for providing unique customer value by solving problems that have previously gone unaddressed
  • TechTarget SearchNetworking gave the company its Network Innovation Award for taking a novel approach to tracking network performance problems

"The changing nature of enterprise networks has opened up a huge opportunity to redefine network monitoring. We're pairing a simple deployment model, a highly visual analytics engine and data collection tools that work across distributed networks. This latest recognition speaks strongly about where we believe ThousandEyes and the network monitoring market are headed," said Mohit Lad, co-founder and CEO of ThousandEyes.

Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. ThousandEyes was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.

"The Global Silicon Valley is responding to shifting user patterns, as the desktop gives way to mobile devices. Business users are demanding seamless anytime, anywhere access their information -- while consumers continue to ride the bleeding edge, creating and using the most powerful media applications technology has to offer," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "More legacy industries are being redefined by the innovation community, making the companies on this year's AlwaysOn Global 250 the highest-growth opportunities in today's private company marketplace."

About ThousandEyes
ThousandEyes provides network performance management for the cloud. The company's solution provides detailed visibility beyond the corporate network perimeter, identifies the root cause of performance problems anywhere along the path and enables distributed collaboration to resolve problems quickly. ThousandEyes is backed by Sequoia Capital and headquartered in San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit http://www.thousandeyes.com or follow on Twitter at @ThousandEyes.

(1) Gartner "Application Performance Monitoring and IT Operations Analytics, 2014" by Jonah Kowall, Will Cappelli, Colin Fletcher, April 28, 2014.

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