Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> June 2, 2004


NITSAN HARGIL, Senior Technology Analyst at friedman, billings, ramsey group, inc., and a chartered financial analyst, has more than 15 years of experience in the technology and financial services industries. Inside the technology industry, Mr. Hargil specialized in artificial intelligence research, software quality assurance, and CAD/CAM software. Later, in the financial services industry, he succeeded as a research analyst at Lehman Brothers and Kaufman Bros, LP. As a result, Mr. Hargil has become a well-known treasure in his field for successfully integrating his deep understanding of security, storage and network management software with his ability to provide credible, objective research. Mr. Hargil has frequently appeared on CNN, CNNfn, CNBC, Bloomberg TV, and other financial news shows to share his insight into the technology companies on his coverage list. He has also been quoted for his expertise in identifying and analyzing industry trends in leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Fortune and BusinessWeek. Mr. Hargil is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research and the New York Society of Security Analysts. He received his MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA Profile
TWST: Please tell us about your coverage and the events that have been

taking place in network software and security.

Mr. Hargil: In the network software space, we are still seeing