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Frost & Sullivan Award Names InfoVista Number One for Product Differentiation Innovation


Performance Management Solution, VistaInsight® for Networks Enterprise Edition, Takes Top Honors from Global Growth Consulting Firm

Paris, France and Herndon, VA (United States), February 6, 2007 – InfoVista (NASDAQ: IVTA; Euronext IFV - FR0004031649), the leader in service-centric performance management software, today announced that it is the recipient of a prestigious award for product innovation from global growth consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. The 2006 Global Award for Product Differentiation Innovation names InfoVista as the market leader in this award category for the network performance management and monitoring market. This award was bestowed upon the company for the product quality, Quality of Service, product enhancement and technology innovation exhibited in VistaInsight® for Networks, Enterprise edition.

InfoVista’s VistaInsight for Networks provides enterprises with insight into real-time, historical and future network performance by detecting impending problems, optimizing capacity levels, minimizing service degradations and maximizing the business value of IT. The latest enhancements, available now as version 2.2, include an improved early warning system that provides more intelligent and proactive alarming and new Voice over IP (VoIP) traffic simulation and analysis. In addition, version 2.2 provides new support for CheckPoint Firewalls and F5 Big-IP Load Balancers to help maintain security at the network edge.

“This award officially ranks InfoVista as number one in product innovation in the industry for network performance management and monitoring according to Frost & Sullivan’s stringent research based on market participant interviews, end-user surveys and extensive secondary research,” said Sujan Sami, senior research analyst in the Test and Measurement practice. “The company has demonstrated benefit to end-users through product differentiation; a degree of differentiation innovation as compared to other market participants; and a time-to-market improvement based on its product differentiation strategy.”

The award is based on research compiled in a report titled “World Network Performance Monitoring and Management Solution Markets for Enterprise Networks,” published in November 2006; Sujan Sami is the author.

The Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Innovation is presented each year to the company that has best demonstrated the ability to develop and/or advance products with more innovative capabilities than competing vendors and products. This award recognizes the company’s successful adoption of new or existing technology that has become a part of its well-designed product family. Such innovation is expected to significantly contribute to the industry in terms of product performance and degree/rate of technical change.

“InfoVista’s audience of Global 2000 customers has spoken through this award,” said Ronnie Ray, vice president of product management with InfoVista. “We accept it proudly and continue to innovate and respond to what users demand – a performance management solution that provides proactive, business-relevant insight while supporting next generation network services. VistaInsight for Networks allows organizations to manage the increasing complexity of their networks while assuring the reliable delivery of services to users.”

About InfoVista
InfoVista is the Service-Centric Performance Management Software Company that assures the optimal delivery of business-critical IT services. Driven by a uniquely adaptive and real-time technology foundation, InfoVista solutions improve business effectiveness, reduce operating risk, lower cost of operations, increase agility and create competitive advantage. Eighty percent of the world’s largest service providers as ranked by Fortune®, as well as leading Global 2000 enterprises, rely on InfoVista to enhance the business value of their technology assets. Representative customers include ABN AMRO, Allstream, Banques Populaires, AXA, Banque de France, Bell Canada, British Telecom, Broadwing Communications, Cable & Wireless, Com Hem, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Deutsche Telecom, France Telecom, Savvis Corporation, SingTel, Telefonica, US Cellular. A Software Magazine 500 company, InfoVista stock is traded on the NASDAQ (IVTA) and on Eurolist by Euronext (FR0004031649). For more information about the company, please visit


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