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September 29, 2009 08:05 ET

IDC Highlights uptime software in "Worldwide Performance and Availability Management" Report

uptime software Listed as a Company Worth Watching for the Future of Systems Management

TORONTO--(Marketwire - September 29, 2009) - uptime software ( today announced its inclusion in IDC's "Worldwide Performance and Availability Management 2009" report. In the report, uptime software was positioned as a company to watch for its ability to monitor and optimize virtual and physical server performance, availability and capacity utilization across geographically diverse locations. The company joins a broad portfolio of systems management software from companies including HP, IBM, CA and Microsoft, who were also mentioned in the report.

uptime offers systems management software that enables IT organizations to manage, measure, and monitor physical, virtual, and cloud based assets, applications and services from a single, unified console. According to IDC, this type of functionality aligns well with the future needs of public/private hybrid cloud environments and customers that want to maximize application performance by shifting workloads between multiple physical data center locations and systems.

"Organizations come to us because we provide the highest degree of transparency, accountability and visibility into infrastructure and applications. This report, along with recent recognition by Gartner, the 451 Group and others, proves that we are a force to be reckoned with in the systems management market and a viable alternative to traditional 'framework' solutions," said Alex Bewley, Chief Technology Officer of uptime software. "Being shortlisted alongside an impressive list of industry leaders is a testament to the value of our up.time solution and validates our company vision of helping any organization to better manage its critical resources."

According to IDC market data as of July 31, 2009, the worldwide performance and availability management software market achieved total combined software license and maintenance revenue of $5 billion in 2008 -- a solid 10.4 percent increase over 2007 amid an ongoing global recession.

IDC believes that increased operational complexity fueled by the use of SOA and virtualization to support production application environments is driving more and more organizations to invest in sophisticated infrastructure and application performance monitoring, capacity planning, performance simulation and automated analytic tools. Spending on these tools is justified by a combination of operational and staff cuts savings paired with improved end user productivity and customer satisfaction, thanks to faster problem resolution and increased mission critical application availability. up.time helps make this transition easy and cost effective.

The IDC's market analysis report is called the "Worldwide Performance and Availability Management 2009" and it's available through the firm's Web site.

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About uptime software

Companies of all sizes rely on uptime to deliver IT value effectively. Through innovative and award-winning solutions, and an exceptional client experience, uptime helps IT professionals dramatically reduce downtime, maximize operational efficiency, and prove IT's value to its customers.

uptime software inc. is a privately held corporation founded in 2000 and headquartered in Toronto, Canada. With over 600 clients in 32 countries, uptime is a premier provider of systems management software for virtual and physical server monitoring, capacity planning, and service and application monitoring for the SMB and Enterprise marketplaces. Visit us online at

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