Sciforma Selected by NETGEAR®, Inc. For Global Project and Portfolio Management

Provides consistency, automation, efficiency |Facilitates integration and collaboration | Easy to use with flexibility to customize

LOS GATOS, CA.-February 1, 2012 -Sciforma Corporation, the Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) software innovator, is proud to announce that its Project and Portfolio Management tool has been adopted by NETGEAR, Inc. , a global networking company that delivers innovative home networking, storage, security and digital media products to consumers, businesses and service providers.

With products sold in approximately 28,000 retail locations around the globe, and through more than 37,000 value-added resellers, NETGEAR needed a solid PPM program to control, monitor and track its entire portfolio of projects. Sciforma's PPM software is a flexible and easy-to-use tool that offers extensive insight into all projects and resources across the enterprise. NETGEAR selected the Sciforma PPM tool for its ease of configurability, integration and deployment, as well as its ability to control and monitor projects and provide seamless reporting. The Sciforma PPM software solves the highest priority challenges such as project portfolio management, project and resource planification, time tracking and project collaboration. As a result, the tool provides the predictability necessary for keeping projects on time and on budget. Sciforma PPM software helps users balance resources and properly assess risk by visualizing 'what if' scenarios, therefore decreasing risk while optimizing returns.

"We looked at a number of vendors offering project and portfolio management tools, and ultimately chose Sciforma for its ease of use and customization," said Ken Rheaume, who runs the Program Management group for the Service Provider Business Unit within NETGEAR . "With offices in 25 countries, NETGEAR needs a tool that offers multiple users access to data that is stored in one area, is readily available, and is able to generate reports quickly and seamlessly. The Sciforma program fully meets all of our criteria and has already simplified the lives of many NETGEAR executives."

“We're honored that NETGEAR has selected our enterprise project and portfolio management software” said Annabelle Stanton, vice president of sales and marketing for Sciforma. "The architecture of the program makes it extremely scalable to fit the needs of any size organization, regardless of the number of employees, office locations or number of projects. Sciforma's strong reputation of adaptability was key in allowing NETGEAR's widespread organization to quickly manage the adoption of the product all over the world. Sciforma is proud to have enabled NETGEAR to enjoy project management success."

About NETGEAR, Inc.

NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy to use home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of Big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail proven, whole home solutions for their customers. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 28,000 retail locations around the globe, and through more than 37,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at and .