Fluke Networks Systems Recognized in Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring
March 12, 2010

EVERETT, Wash., March 12 -- Fluke Networks Systems, a leading provider of Enterprise Service Intelligence for IT networks, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Niche Players" quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring" published on February 18, 2010, written by Will Cappelli. Gartner evaluated 19 vendors for the report.

Fortune 1000 companies today are facing the transformational challenges of large scale Business Service Management initiatives and migrating the way they look at their IT assets from a traditional network lens to a broader perspective including application, user experience and customer experience.

Fluke Networks Systems' Application Performance Management (APM) solution, addresses a critical need in an IT data center by delivering comprehensive end-to-end application performance visibility to business level stakeholders. Combined with the common platform and services of the Visual Performance Manager architecture, the APM solution is ideal for addressing the needs of an IT organization in pursuit of business application performance visibility.

"We feel being recognized by Gartner with our first release of our Application Performance product, underscores our heritage of bringing innovative products to market that specifically address the needs of Fortune 1000 organizations and carrier customers," said Lyn Cantor, vice president and general manager of Fluke Networks Systems. "We have been working hard to evolve our Visual Performance Manager architecture to go well beyond traditional network performance solutions taking direct aim on the growing application performance market. Our solution is a foundational element of our overall enterprise intelligence strategy."

To view the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring, visit http://www.gartner.com/technology/media-products/reprints/flukenetworks/article1/article1.html

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Fluke Networks Systems

Fluke Networks Systems provides innovative and integrated solutions that support IT professionals responsible for enterprise-wide application, network and user performance. The company's flagship solution, Visual Performance Manager, is a unified system that provides enterprise service intelligence to help organizations effectively deliver these services. Its solutions are available directly to enterprises or as part of a managed services offering. Fluke Networks Systems is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, and distributes its products in more than 50 countries. More information can be found by visiting Fluke Networks Systems web site at: www.flukenetworkssystems.com or by calling (888) 29-FLUKE.