Seattle, Washington – June 23, 2010 — ExtraHop Networks announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading information technology research and advisory guide, has named the ExtraHop 5000 Application Delivery Assurance system as the winner of a 2010 Best Products and Services Award. This respected annual award honors products and services that represent the rapidly changing needs and interests of technology end users worldwide. As part of the technology industry's leading global awards program, this year's recipients of Best Products and Services awards were nominated from all over the world."These awards go to the best technology products every year, and we are honored that the ExtraHop 5000 Application Delivery Assurance system has gained the trust of the Network Products Guide readers," said Jesse Rothstein, CEO and co-founder of ExtraHop Networks. "Applications are the lifeblood of the modern enterprise, and consequently, network and application teams require a new approach for managing complexity in their data center environments to deliver these critical applications at network speed." The ExtraHop 5000 is a passive network appliance that is easy to deploy and is capable of scaling to meet the needs of the most demanding enterprise environments. With an extensive array of new features and capabilities, the ExtraHop 5000 brings unprecedented performance, visibility, and ease-of-use to network and application management. The ExtraHop 5000 system has a maximum throughput of 10Gbps and can support up to 1,000 network devices, enabling it to analyze tens of thousands of transactions simultaneously and in real time. "Increased end-user awareness and ongoing advances in technology are helping shape better products and services," says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Network Products Guide. "The ExtraHop 5000 appliance is a perfect example of how a new generation of tools is emerging to help enterprise organizations remediate issues faster and more effectively than ever before. We congratulate ExtraHop Networks on this award and expect to hear more from them in the future."
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About ExtraHop NetworksExtraHop Networks, Inc. was founded in early 2007 by Jesse Rothstein and Raja Mukerji, engineering veterans from F5 Networks and architects of the BIG-IP v9 product. The company's pioneering Application Delivery Assurance system is the industry's first completely passive network appliance that provides application-level visibility with no agents, configuration, or overhead. The privately held company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and funded by Madrona Venture Group and other private investors. For more information, visit www.extrahop.com