SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - September 17, 2013) - ExtraHop, leading provider of real-time IT operational intelligence from wire data, has been honored as the gold winner of the 2013 Stevie American Business Awards in both the Innovative Tech Company of the Year and Company of the Year, Computer Hardware categories. These wins mark the second consecutive year that ExtraHop and its IT operational intelligence platform have received accolades from the American Business Awards. In 2012, ExtraHop took home top prizes in the Best New Networking Product and the People's Choice Award for Favorite Computer Hardware categories. ExtraHop also received recognition in The 2013 International Business Awards when it was named the silver Stevie winner in the Company of the Year, Computer Hardware category.

"At ExtraHop, commitment to innovation is a core tenet of our company. Over the past year, we've introduced a number of solutions that are direct products of this dedication, from the highly scalable EH8000 appliance to agentless application and infrastructure monitoring solutions for cloud and virtualized networks," said Jesse Rothstein, CEO, ExtraHop Networks. "We're honored that our vision for and contributions toward IT innovation have been recognized with two Stevie Awards in 2013."

Wins in the 2013 American Business Awards follow on the heels of a spate of recent accolades for ExtraHop, including a Best of Interop 2013 Win in the Cloud Computing & Virtualization category and being named a 2013 Gartner Cool Vendor in Application Performance Monitoring. The company has also been recognized by Puget Sound Business Journal as the "2013 Best Midsize Workplace in Washington" and by Seattle Business Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For 2013."

Over the past year, ExtraHop has delivered to market a host of new solutions built to provide industry-leading visibility into the performance, availability, and security of IT environments. In August, the company announced the Persistent Monitoring Architecture, a joint solution with Arista Networks enabling real-time, persistent mobile visibility into hyper-dynamic, software-defined environments. In April, the company introduced its EH8000 flagship appliance, providing real-time L2-L7 application transaction analysis at a sustained 20Gbps and up to 400,000 transactions per second. ExtraHop also developed the first agentless Citrix VDI monitoring solution verified as Citrix Ready® for Citrix XenDesktop®, Citrix XenApp™, and Citrix NetScaler®.

The award-winning ExtraHop platform is now free-forever with the Discovery Edition. Request your IT operations analytics virtual appliance, which is capable of monitoring 1000+ devices at a sustained 1Gbps.

ExtraHop is actively recruiting exceptional people in product development, sales, marketing, and IT. Professionals who love technology, appreciate elegant solutions to challenging problems, and are looking to expand their horizons are encouraged to learn more about ExtraHop's career opportunities at

About ExtraHop

ExtraHop provides the real-time operational intelligence required to make IT more agile and proactive. The world's best-run IT organizations use ExtraHop to manage more than half a million devices and monitor over a trillion transactions daily, including Adobe, Alaska Airlines, Concur, Expedia, and Microsoft. Winner of numerous innovation awards from Gartner, Interop, and others, the ExtraHop platform auto-discovers and auto-classifies all applications and systems out of the box, providing the correlated, real-time visibility essential for dynamic environments. The ExtraHop platform deploys without agents and delivers value in less than 15 minutes, making it the most cost-effective solution on the market. Follow us on Twitter @ExtraHop.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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