Seattle-Based ExtraHop Networks Honored with Prestigious Awards for Best Startup and Best Network Management, Monitoring and Testing ProductSeattle, WA – May 03, 2010 — ExtraHop Networks, a leading provider of network-monitoring solutions that help ensure that business-critical transactions do not fail, today announced that it has been awarded two Best of Interop awards, one in the category for Network Management, Monitoring and Testing for its new NetworkTimeout.com service and another award for Best Startup. Network Timeout is a free web service for offline packet analysis where IT professionals can upload packet captures, quickly identify issues, and collaborate with a community of network and application experts to discuss and share troubleshooting tips. The finalists for the 2010 Best of Interop Awards, including Cisco, Citrix, IBM, 3Com, and others, were hand-selected by the technology editors from InformationWeek Analytics. Over 100 candidates competed for Best of Interop in nine different categories. The judges selected the products they determined to have the greatest potential to impact and advance business technology efficiencies and help move the industry forward. "The Best of Interop Awards highlight the outstanding IT vendors of the industry and this year's Best of Interop is particularly exciting because of the strong competition we saw in each category," said Art Wittmann, Managing Director of InformationWeek Analytics. "The selected winners represent innovation in the marketplace and deserve recognition for helping build the energy and growth of today's IT Industry." "We are deeply honored by this recognition and want to thank Interop and the judges for these two awards," said Jesse Rothstein, CEO and co-founder of ExtraHop Networks. "We are particularly excited by the enthusiasm that our new Network Timeout service has received and we are confident it will prove to be a vibrant hub of collaboration and knowledge for IT professionals."
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.
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