SOURCE: Entuity

Value-focused network management solutions at www.entuity.com

April 27, 2010 09:05 ET

Entuity and BMC Software Strengthen Partnership to Deliver Proactive Network Management for Customers

Eye of the Storm Now Offered Directly by BMC and Their Resellers Globally

MARLBOROUGH, MA and LONDON--(Marketwire - April 27, 2010) -

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  • Entuity® today announced that the company's long-standing partnership with BMC Software has advanced to MarketZone Direct, the highest vendor relationship level. BMC will directly sell, support, and license Entuity's Eye of the Storm® (EYE) products to enterprise customers as Entuity Network Monitoring for BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management.
  • Effective immediately, the expanded partnership allows BMC to integrate best-in-class enterprise network management as part of its Business Service Management (BSM) platform.
  • The integrated product adds fine-grain network device and performance detail from EYE to broader event and impact management and proactive incident and problem management through BMC. Customers can integrate diverse technologies and leverage a single, unified BSM architecture to quickly determine the business impact and root cause of any business service outage or disruption; and trigger automated corrective actions.
  • EYE complements BMC's offerings by focusing on business results rather than network device statistics. EYE delivers unrivaled network management details and analytics along with functionality to easily manage strategic distributed network technologies and architectures of medium and large enterprises. 
  • EYE's unique InSight Center™ Perspectives explicitly relate business value to reduce costs, improve availability, manage risk, ensure compliance, or achieve sustainability. IT managers can monitor network performance by the services being delivered -- clearly reflecting how the network is delivering business critical applications to its end-users. 

Supporting Quotes

  • Quote, attributed to Beni Frei, chief technical architect, green.ch
    "At green.ch, we are constantly improving our business to deliver a better user experience to our customers. Whether customers need the benefits of cost savings, increased availability, or improved productivity, green.ch can tailor cloud computing, Internet access, hosting applications, virtual workplaces or high-end data centre solutions to fit their specific requirements. The integration of Entuity network management with BMC monitoring and alerting capabilities gives green.ch a leading edge platform to automate our IT services, show capacity and utilization to our end customers, and is the foundation for our development of service monitoring offerings. Innovative approaches such as these increase the value we deliver to our customers, sustaining green.ch as Switzerland's leading ICT provider for SME's, national and international clients, and private customers who require the highest standards of service, quality, and security." 

  • Quote, attributed to Steve Loubser, business unit executive: hosting, GijimaAst -- an Entuity reseller
    "GijimaAst provides clients with sophisticated and diverse service delivery options in the infrastructure, solutions, system integration and networking arenas using state-of-the-art ICT technology from both Entuity and BMC Software. Combined with the Company's intellectual capacity, business model and extended geographic footprint has gained GijimaAst recognition as the complete ICT partner to a considerable client base of large technology users in both the public and private sectors. The highly integrated combined toolset enables GijimaAst to remotely perform Enterprise System Management for its clients, reducing support costs. This advanced partnership and simplified business model shared by Entuity and BMC helps us pass savings along and build long-term, lasting relationships with our clients."

  • Quote, attributed to Jim Frey, research director, Enterprise Management Associates
    "Entuity has long been known for producing leading-edge management solutions focused on meeting the needs of network managers, engineers, and operators. The Entuity EYE of the Storm platform embodies and delivers rich, relevant, and effective network management features attuned to the evolving role of network practitioners in organizations both large and small. Consequently, their solution represents a powerful complement to BMC's offerings, nicely filling in management requirements for the network domain as part of a broader BSM strategy."

  • Quote, attributed to Ajay Singh, vice president and general manager, Service Assurance, BMC Software
    "BSM offers customers a proven and unified approach to simplify and automate IT operations. Entuity Network Monitoring for BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management offers an integrated Proactive Operations platform to better support the needs of our mutual customers. We are excited to add Entuity to our portfolio of MarketZone partners, whose proven technologies complement BMC Software solutions."

  • Quote, attributed to Michael Jannery, president and CEO, Entuity
    "This enhanced partnership with BMC should benefit BMC customers in a number of ways. First, the software is licensed under the same terms as all BMC software, simplifying support requirements and mechanisms. Second, tight integrations have been implemented to the complementary BMC products, including BMC Atrium CMDB, BMC ProactiveNet Performance Management, BMC BladeLogic, and BMC Remedy, making this more than a loose federation of products as is found in some other competitive platforms."

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About Entuity
Entuity is a leading provider of network management and service delivery solutions at price points to match a range of business models. The Company's line of Eye of the Storm (EYE) software automatically discovers and captures unrivalled network data and analytics, and provides integrated fault, device and flow-based performance management capabilities that help businesses reduce network downtime, lower operational and capital costs, achieve sustainability goals, commit to, deliver and prove service level commitments, and ensure network configuration compliance.

Winner of numerous industry and business awards, EYE has been praised for its fast deployment, ease of use, and low cost of ownership. Entuity customers include enterprises, SIs, and MSPs such as ABB, Aptina, Astra Zeneca, BMC Software, CLS Services, DIRECTV, Deutsche Bank, IBM Global Services, Perot Systems, Phones 4U, The Royal Bank of Scotland, SASSA, Sony, Visteon, and WorldPay. For more information on Entuity, please visit www.entuity.com or call +1.508.357.6346 (North America) or +44 (0) 20 7444 4800 (Europe).

Entuity and Eye of the Storm are registered trademarks of Entuity, Ltd. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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    Kenneth Klapproth (corporate)
    Entuity
    +1.508.357.6347
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