NetIQ Adds Novell Solutions, Announces New Executive Leadership Team


Enterprise software company NetIQ, a business unit of The Attachmate Group, today announced it will add the complete portfolio of Novell identity and security solutions and selected Novell data center solutions to the NetIQ business unit solution portfolio.

The combination of these technologies into one business unit further deepens the NetIQ focus on identity, security and compliance management, IT operations management, virtualization and cloud computing.

Under the leadership of Jay Gardner, president and general manager of NetIQ, the management team will spearhead the company’s objectives of reducing IT cost, complexity and risk for its customers.

With headquarters in Houston, Texas, the new NetIQ management team comprises a seasoned set of leaders from both the heritage NetIQ and Novell business units, taking on the following roles:

Jay Gardner, President and General Manager
Ron Hardy, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing
Somesh Singh, Vice President of Engineering
Ron Milton, Vice President of Customer Value Realization
Bill Koehl, Vice President Sales — North America
Ton Musters, Vice President of Sales — EMEA
John Delk, Vice President, Client Executives — North America, Global Alliances and Americas Partner Organization

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