About 91 percent of the visitors of the ‘ NetQoS European Symposium’ in Cologne Texas expect steady or even increasing expenditure on network management in AUSTIN next year, November 4, 2008 experts believe different, when it comes to the topic of IT spending in 2009. But what say IT professionals who are responsible for the performance of network and applications in the enterprise? According to a survey among visitors of the NetQoS Symposium Europe 2008 “will be hardly affected the expenditure on the management of the network by the current economic situation. At the Symposium, NetQoS customers from over 15 different countries exchanged their opinions about the expected network and application performance budgets for 2009. Of over 50 respondents, 91 percent reported that their network management budgets will rise in 2009 or remain the same. Specifically for three areas of VoIP, application and network performance and security – more than half of the respondents expect higher spending. On the question of Total budget for infrastructure and management software, said 50 percent that its budget for 2009 will remain the same. On the question after the budget for various IT areas in 2009, 72 percent responded that would increase spending for the WAN optimization category. Virtualization play a large role, and unified communications more than half of the respondents expecting increased expenditure for the two areas.
Expenditure for change remain the same lau of expectations about management, managed services, and wireless LAN/WAN on the other hand. The survey results demonstrate the great demand for network management tools and show that companies despite weak economy continue to invest in network management”, so Paul O’Reilly, Director of sales at NetQoS. Our customers appreciate the detailed insight into the performance of applications they receive by us. You see, what important role performance, to ensure a consistent and high quality of service applications and costs for the Infrastructure to curb.” NetQoS conducted the same survey on events in the United States, Interop New York and UK (IP ‘ 08). There the majority of the respondents was also assumed that spending on network and application management in 2009 remain the same or increase.
The NetQoS Symposium Europe 2008 “was the first customer Symposium of NetQoS in Europe and took place, to support its growing customer base in EMEA. “Focus of the event product demonstrations and practical examples, so customers were their network infrastructure for application performance by using the solution NetQoS performance Center” can optimize. NetQoS increased its EMEA revenue by 160 percent in the first half of 2008. About NetQoS: NetQoS supports its customers with network performance management software and services and thus improves the performance of applications on the corporate network. More than 900 service providers, authorities and corporations including half of the Fortune 100 use the NetQoS Performance Center, applications, as well as the service level monitor, point to analyse problems and to counteract. The Reuters Group include the customers include Chevron, Lockheed Martin plc, American Express, Siemens, Boeing, Deutsche Telekom, NASA, or Barclays Global investors. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NetQoS with research and development centers in Austin and Raleigh, n.c., and regional offices in London and Singapore.