Network Monitoring Company Paessler Appoints Dr. Marc Roessel as New Chairman of the Board

Software industry expert to advise network monitoring specialists

Dec 01, 2010, 11:00 ET from Paessler AG

NUREMBERG, Germany and LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Paessler AG, a leading provider of network monitoring software, today announced Dr. Marc Roessel has joined the supervisory board as its new Chairman.

Roessel is managing director of Bissantz & Company GmbH, a Nuremberg-based software company. He joined Bissantz in 2002. With a high-end analysis and reporting solution based on the software DeltaMaster, he won the Service Management Award 2005 of the KVD, the German customer service association. Prior to Bissantz, he held a managerial position at Atrada Trading Network.

"Marc brings a strong software background to the Paessler board having extensive industry experience," said Dirk Paessler, CEO of Paessler AG. "He is a seasoned managing director with strong skills in management, creating strategies and growing businesses. We are honored he has accepted this key role in our company."

"I look forward to taking on my new role on the Paessler board as it continues to make great strides in technological innovation and company growth," said Dr. Roessel. "On the technological side, the company has seen great success following the launch of its PRTG Network Monitor 8 which has already been recognized as the outstanding solution compared to competitors' products. On the corporate side, Paessler has grown so much, it's had to expand offices to accommodate the addition of several new team members. These are promising signs of good things to come."

As part of his educational background, Roessel studied in Berlin and Nuremberg. He received his doctorate degree from Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg.

About Paessler AG

Paessler AG leads the industry in providing the most powerful, affordable and easy-to-use network monitoring and testing solutions. The company's suite of just-right software products deliver peace of mind, confidence and convenience for businesses of all sizes – from Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) to large enterprises, including more than 70% of the Fortune 100 companies. Based in Nuremberg, Bavaria/Germany, Paessler's global reach includes more than 50,000 licenses sold and more than 150,000 active installations, including its robust freeware products, through its worldwide locations in Canada, Great Britain, Japan, the U.S. and others. Founded in 1997, Paessler AG remains a privately held company and is recognized as both a Cisco Technology Developer Partner and a VMware Technology Alliance Partner. For more information, visit

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