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Netuitive Appoints Bob Brooks, Vice President, North American Sales

RESTON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/19/14 -- Responding to increasing enterprise demand for IT Operations Analytics (ITOA) solutions, Netuitive today announced the appointment of Bob Brooks as Vice President, North American Sales.

Reporting to Netuitive CEO Nicola Sanna, Brooks will lead Netuitive's expanding North American sales organization and partner development efforts as it serves new and existing enterprise customers.

Netuitive's predictive analytics software monitors, analyzes and correlates across silos, incorporating virtually any performance metric -- from customer experience, to IT systems, to business metrics -- into a holistic model of application performance. This enables large enterprises to easily understand how IT performance is impacting their business in real-time. Netuitive's solutions play a key role in the implementation methodologies for IT Operations Analytics (ITOA) processes, technologies and solutions aligned with customer requirements and expectations.

Based in Reston, Va., Brooks will oversee the business activity in North America with a focus on developing strategic partnerships with enterprise customers and in driving revenue in the region. Brooks will work closely with Netuitive's Professional Services organization to ensure successful customer deployments and realizing value from Netuitive's open predictive IT analytics solutions as part of the customers' journey from siloed and reactive monitoring to a service-based, proactive stance.

Previously, Brooks was Vice President of Sales at Software AG overseeing sales for webMethods Integrations, Service Oriented Architecture, Business Process Management and Intelligent Business Operations. This included cross-functional responsibilities developing strategic business solutions and working closely with professional services. Prior to this, Brooks was Vice President of Supply Chain Outsourcing at Cap Gemini. Here he oversaw the company's Supply Chain Outsourcing offering through the use of ERP, Business Process Management and Supply Chain Integration Technology. Prior to this he was Vice President & General Manager, Supply Chain Applications at GE Global Exchange Services. Here he was responsible for solution-oriented, supply chain effectiveness and pioneered the company's SaaS-based offering for supply chain applications.

"Bob Brooks' proven track record of simplifying and solving complex enterprise IT and business problems is well suited for Netuitive's large telco, retail and financial services customers," said Nicola Sanna, CEO of Netuitive. "These organizations are looking to more effectively manage and understand increasingly complex IT and application environments underpinning critical business services. Bob and his team are laser focused on a new breed of ITOA solutions that enables large organizations to visualize, isolate and proactively address infrastructure and application performance issues before they impact the business."

Increasing Industry Demand for ITOA

Gartner recently published a strategic planning assumption forecasting that by 2015, 60% of Global 2000 enterprises will consider IT Operations Analytics a higher priority than APM, up from 20% in 2012.

The demand for IT operations analytics (ITOA) has grown significantly during the past two years. Gartner estimates that worldwide spending in this market subsector will surpass $800 million in 2013, which is a $500 million increase from the $300 million spent in 2012. Furthermore, this more than 100% growth rate is expected to continue through 2014, based on the spending plans disclosed to Gartner during recent inquiry-related conversations. (1)

About Netuitive
Netuitive is the leading provider of predictive analytics for IT. Netuitive replaces human guesswork with automated mathematics and analysis to visualize, isolate, and proactively address IT performance issues before they impact the business. The world's leading companies, including eight of the 10 largest banks, large Telcos and major eCommerce companies, rely on Netuitive to proactively manage the performance of their critical applications and underlying IT infrastructures -- physical, virtual and cloud. Industry recognition includes the 2011 "CTO Award for Innovation" from Morgan Stanley, 2013 CODiE Finalist Award for "Best Systems Management Solution," the 2013 EMA Radar Award for "Advanced Performance Analytics," and three "Best of VMworld" awards for Virtualization Management. For more information visit http://www.netuitive.com/.

1) Gartner - Data Growth Demands a Single, Architected IT Operations Analytics Platform - published: 30 September 2013

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