SOURCE: Zenoss, Inc.

November 15, 2007 08:00 ET

Zenoss Adds Virtualization, Java Applications Support and SNMPv3 to Enterprise Edition

ANNAPOLIS, MD--(Marketwire - November 15, 2007) - Zenoss, Inc., a leading open source IT management software provider, today released a new version of Zenoss Enterprise. The new version adds several enterprise-grade capabilities for network, server and application management including: discovery and monitoring of virtual servers, new application monitors including templates for the most popular Java application servers, and new networking management capabilities including predictive thresholds and support for SNMPv3.

With this release, Zenoss further lowers the bar for the adoption of enterprise-grade IT infrastructure monitoring.

"Zenoss Enterprise eliminates the compromise IT organizations have faced when selecting management software," said Bill Karpovich, CEO of Zenoss, Inc. "Through a simple, affordable package, we deliver a powerful solution to monitor your entire IT environment that is backed by a world class support team."

Additional features in the new release of Zenoss Enterprise include:

Virtual Server Management

--  Automatic discovery and monitoring of guest operating systems running
    under VMware or Xen
--  Tracking of real time state information, performance metrics and
    availability per guest instance
    

Certified Application Monitors

--  Turnkey, best-practices application monitoring templates
--  New application monitors include:
    --  Java Application Servers - JBoss, Apache Tomcat, BEA WebLogic
    --  Microsoft Servers - Microsoft Active Directory and IIS
    --  Databases - Oracle, MySQL

Certified Integrations

--  Zenoss' open architecture makes it easy to integrate with other
    tools in your environment.
--  Productized integrations have been added for:
    --  BMC's Remedy Service Management
    --  Rancid (Network Configuration Tracking)
    --  LDAP Directories

Fine-Grained Access Control

--  Role and user based access controls that are set at the group and/or
    device level
--  Enables large organizations and service providers to delegate access
    and control of management information and policies
    

Auto-Baselining & Predictive Thresholds

--  Automatically notify IT administrators about new usage trends in their
    environment
--  Automatically establish performance thresholds based on historical
    usage patterns
--  Generate alerts/events based on statistical deviations from normal
    usage
    

SNMPv3

--  Support for the latest version of the SNMP protocol
--  Provides enhanced security for collection of SNMP-based performance
    metrics & traps
    

Other New Features

Other new features now available to Zenoss Enterprise subscribers include:

--  Network Topology Visualization
--  Geographical Visualization through Google Maps Mash-up
--  Agentless JMX Collector for Monitoring of J2EE/Java Applications
--  Advanced Performance Reporting
--  Customizable, Drag and Drop, Ajax Dashboard
    

For a complete list of features and new functionality please visit http://www.zenoss.com/product/zenoss-enterprise-2-1. For pricing and product information please contact sales@zenoss.com.

About Zenoss, Inc.

Zenoss, Inc. (www.zenoss.com) brings powerful IT management solutions to organizations of all sizes around the globe. Zenoss Core is a complete network monitoring and systems management platform that discovers networked IT resources, monitors them for performance and availability, and tracks changes through a configuration management database (CMDB). Zenoss offers enterprise-grade support, services, and commercial add-ons through its Enterprise Subscription. One of the ten most active projects on SourceForge.Net, Zenoss software has been downloaded over 350,000 times in 2007, and is used in government, education, and some of the world's largest corporations. Zenoss is winner of Network World's Clear Choice Award, Enterprise Open Source Magazine Readers' Choice Award, and a nominee for Best Technical Design in the SourceForge 2007 Community Choice Awards. Zenoss, Inc. is privately held and headquartered in Annapolis, MD. Download Zenoss Core free at www.zenoss.com/dl/

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