Network World Reveals 2001 Best Of The Tests Awards Winners

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA – NOVEMBER 12, 2001 – Network World, Inc., the Leader in Network Knowledge, announced today its 2001 Best of the Tests Award winners. Network World's annual Best of the Tests Award winners are top network products that have gone through rigorous, hands-on testing by Network World's Global Test Alliance and independent reviewers. Winners were selected in 13 product categories: Directories, Internet appliances, Multimedia networking, Network management, Mobile management, Security, Enterprise servers, Enterprise switch/routers, Web acceleration, Web site Management, Wireless, Client maintenance and ISP services.


"The Best of the Tests winners span the gamut of network technologies and represent the network product elite – they are the best of the best," commented Christine Burns, Global Test Alliance Director for Network World.

"Network World's partnership with the industry's most qualified experts, network integrators and universities provides objective, authentic network test results to help today's Network IT Executives make the best buying decisions for their enterprise."

Winning products are featured in Network World's November 12, 2001, Signature Series Best Issue and on Network World Fusion within the Best microsite ( The annual Best Issue is a special edition that highlights the best of everything in the network, from the top products and services to the most-effective strategies and management practices.


NetIQ Domain Migration Adminstrator Directories

Sun Cobalt (Sun’s Appliance Business Unit) Qube 3 Professional Edition Internet appliances

Activate Activate streaming media service Multimedia networking

Sitara Networks QoSWorks 10000 Network management

iConverse Mobile Studio 2.0 and Interaction Server 2.0 Mobile management

Nokia CryptoCluster 2500 Security

Compaq ProLiant DL380 Enterprise servers

Cisco Catalyst 6509 Enterprise switch/routers

CacheFlow Server Accelerator 725 Web-acceleration tools

Securant Technologies ClearTrust SecureControl 4.5 Web site management

Cisco Aironet 340 Wireless

Intel LANDesk Management Suite Client maintenance

AT&T WorldNet ISP services

About Network World

Network World, Inc., the Leader in Network Knowledge, empowers Network IT Executives through education, information and community. Network World is the leading provider of news, analysis, reviews, events and education on information technology. Network World publishes the leading newsweekly, NetworkWorld, hosts the most active online community, Network World Fusion (, and produces educational seminars and events worldwide.

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