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Quest Acquires NetPro

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. -- Quest Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSFT) today announced that it has acquired NetPro Computing, Inc. in a cash transaction valued at approximately $78.7 million. The acquisition of NetPro, a leading provider of Microsoft infrastructure optimization solutions, allows Quest to further extend its product portfolio to deliver a comprehensive set of products to manage complex Microsoft infrastructures. The combined product offering is expected to provide robust solutions to better migrate, manage and secure Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint and SQL Server environments.

The Windows infrastructure is mission critical for almost every organization today,” said Vinny Smith, chairman and CEO, Quest Software. “Companies want products that help them get more performance and productivity from their Windows infrastructure. Our acquisition of NetPro, with its award-winning products and talented Microsoft experts, will allow us to deliver solutions our customers need to feel confident in the reliability, availability and security of their Microsoft systems.”

Quest Software Inc.