SOURCE: Entuity

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September 20, 2011 07:00 ET

Gijima Leverages Entuity's Eye of the Storm to Manage Hosting Services Business

New Network Management Solution Helps Ensure High-Performance, Reliable IT Services Delivery for Gijima Customers

MARLBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2011) -

News Facts

  • Entuity®, a leading independent provider of innovative management and service delivery solutions for networks supporting SMBs to large global enterprises, today announced that Gijima, a South African Information and Communications Technology Company and authorized Entuity partner, has selected Eye of the Storm® (EYE) to manage their Hosting Services Business.
  • Entuity Eye of the Storm comprehensive and tightly-integrated network management software suite helps deliver predictability and control that enables enterprises, system integrators and MSPs to manage network services and assets, meet service level commitments and implement best practices in service delivery.
  • Gijima customers are able to automate much of the analysis and report generation for their critical network services through Gijima's effective utilization and standardization of EYE for end-to-end network management. EYE includes powerful built-in features and modules to view the network from a business perspective, allowing network managers and administrators to spend more time focusing on business innovation.
  • The Gijima Hosting Services Group has been able to achieve greater control over its network management capabilities, as well as benefit from significant automation improvements that streamline processes by retiring their traditional single function, silo-based monitoring tools. With the implementation of EYE, built on a future-proof technology platform, Gijima can easily and quickly add new customers, prioritize problem resolution to minimize impact on customers, maximize internal staffing, and effectively plan for future customer demand and growth.
  • Entuity EYE enables IT professionals to quickly reduce operations costs, fully exploit IT infrastructure devices and realize increased benefits from today's distributed applications -- virtualization, cloud environments and hybrid data center monitoring strategies. EYE automatically and continually discovers and captures in-depth network data and analytics to provide insight, control, and predictability for network performance and availability while helping decrease the overall workload of network staff and administrators.

Supporting Quotes

Quote, attributed to Sakkie Joubert, business unit executive: hosting, Gijima - an Entuity Partner
"Enterprises making the transition from in-house IT services to an outsourcer want the security of knowing that their IT services remain exceptionally reliable and will interoperate seamlessly using Gijima's Hosting Services. Eye of the Storm is an integral part of this transition. The fact that EYE is scalable, provides key reports, and is easy to use made it a clear-cut choice for Gijima to help us grow and expand our outsource business."

Quote, attributed to Albert Visser, technical manager: hosting, Gijima - an Entuity Partner
"At Gijima, we tailor cost-effective services for a range of customers. Access to these critical applications must be available when and where they need it, 24/7. EYE allows our technical staff to add each customer reflecting their unique needs in a straightforward manner. Additionally, managing the network proactively keeps us on the forefront of any impending issues before it affects services. But the big improvement for us is the automation of operational and administrative tasks that frees up our valuable time to tend to more pressing activities."

Quote, attributed to Fiaz Khan, senior director EMEA Channels, Entuity
"The Eye of the Storm network management product line enables IT professionals to quickly and materially reduce costs, as well as deliver -- and prove -- the service levels expected by users. We are delighted that Gijima has selected us to be the network management foundation of their burgeoning hosting services group. EYE is poised to support this division of Gijima and will be able to accommodate their customer expansion plans both today and in the future."

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About Gijima
Gijima is a proudly empowered South African Information and Communications Technology company listed on the JSE. It has gained recognition as the complete ICT partner to a considerable client base of large technology users in both the public and private sectors.

Its intellectual capacity, business model and extended geographic footprint provides clients with sophisticated and diverse service delivery options in the infrastructure, solutions, system integration and networking arenas. As one of the leading technology companies in southern Africa, in terms of physical infrastructure and geographical footprint, it has the capability and capacity to provide services to large organizations as well as small and medium sized entities. With more than 70 offices and service centers throughout southern Africa, it is well positioned to add value to all its clients. For more information on Gijima, please visit www.gijima.com or call (012) 675 5000.

About Entuity
Entuity is a leading independent provider of innovative management and service delivery solutions for networks supporting SMBs to large global enterprises. Entuity's Eye of the Storm (EYE) helps deliver network predictability and control that enables enterprises, system integrators and MSPs to manage network services and assets, meet service level commitments, implement best practices in service delivery, and even develop and monitor Green IT initiatives. On a daily basis, Entuity solutions help customers take the work out of network management through future-proof technology, operational efficiency, a sharp business focus, and a high degree of automation.

EYE is highly regarded for its rapid deployment, ease of use, and low cost of ownership. Entuity customers include enterprises, system integrators, and MSPs such as ABB, Aptina, Astra Zeneca, BMC Software, CLS Services, DIRECTV, IBM Global Services, Dell Services, Phones 4U, The Royal Bank of Scotland, SASSA, Sony, Visteon and WorldPay. For more information, please visit www.entuity.com or call (508) 357-6344 (North America) or +44 (0) 20 7444 4800 (Europe).

Contact Information

  • Contact information:
    Roger Katz (corporate)
    Entuity
    1.508.357.6344 ext.15
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