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PROGNOSIS by Integrated Research wins 2006 Consensus Software Award

  • 27 April, 2006 14:53

<p>PROGNOSIS precise performance monitoring software, developed by Integrated Research Ltd (ASX:IRI), was last night named a winner of the prestigious 2006 Consensus Software Award.</p>
<p>The Consensus Software Awards program showcases Australia's finest software developers and their technology. The Award is based on the criterion of innovation; the ability to perform; and market potential.</p>
<p>Integrated Research’s winning entry, PROGNOSIS for Web Applications, is a software solution that measures the quality of user experience with an organisation’s Web-based applications (such as internet banking, travel booking, or other online shopping services).</p>
<p>This is a new product in the growing PROGNOSIS software family that offers significant value to organisations by giving them insight into how well their revenue generating or critical online services are functioning for their customers.</p>
<p>In presenting the award, the Hon. Senator Stephen Conroy, Shadow Minister for Communications and Information Technology said, “This is an innovative approach to measuring quality of service for online customers. We are all relying on the Internet more for our day-to-day business dealings and the ability to measure service levels and be alerted to problems has become vital for many companies”.</p>
<p>Conroy adds “I’m delighted to present this award to Integrated Research - an Australian success story. This company has consistently delivered business-critical software products to international markets for 18 years. They have customers in more than 50 countries and generate over 97 per cent of their revenue outside of Australia. This new web monitoring solution is another fine example of this company’s ability to leverage its expertise in business critical technology. ”</p>
<p>Accepting the award for Integrated Research, John Dunne, product manager said, “Receiving this Consensus Award is a tremendous validation of our software development efforts. As Internet transactions have become increasingly business critical, we saw the significant global market opportunity and the ‘DNA’ matched our architectural expertise”.</p>
<p>Dunne concludes “This Consensus Software Award is particularly significant because it recognises our product innovation, performance and execution as evaluated by an independent panel of industry experts.”</p>
<p>The Awards were sponsored by the Microsoft and endorsed by Austrade, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), the Australian Interactive Multimedia Industry Association (AIMIA) and Software Engineering Australia (SEA).</p>
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<p>About Consensus -</p>
<p>Consensus Pty Ltd specialise in the design and management of industry development/award and recognition programs. The company is committed to supporting Australian innovation and enterprise.
All Consensus industry programs are structured to provide a development path and the tools for growth. Each program features clearly defined judging criteria, fully independent judges and Awards made on merit with results Endorsed by Consensus.
Consensus works with selected Program Partners who can provide vital support services such as legal services and intellectual property protection, venture and equity capital raising, media and pubic relations, export and overseas venture partner facilitation.
The Consensus Software Awards are Australia’s only independently judged Awards for Australian designed and developed software.</p>
<p>About Integrated Research and PROGNOSIS -</p>
<p>Integrated Research – the people behind PROGNOSIS - is a publicly listed company with an 18-year heritage of providing precise performance monitoring solutions for business-critical computing environments including ATM/POS networks, IP telephony environments, IT infrastructure and web applications.
The company services customers in more than 50 countries through direct sales offices in the USA, Europe, and Australia, and via a global channel-driven distribution network.
Thirty-five per cent of Global 1000 companies are PROGNOSIS customers, including the world’s largest bank, telecommunications company, stock exchange, computer hardware manufacturer, internet service provider.</p>
<p>Media Contact:
Amanda Brown
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02 9212 3848</p>

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