SOURCE: Monolith Software

March 25, 2008 08:00 ET

Monolith Software Releases Metric Manager Version 1.3

Monolith Software's Metric Manager 1.3 Release Delivers New, Industry Leading Features

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 25, 2008) - Privately held Monolith Technology Holdings (dba Monolith Software) today announced the release of Metric Manager 1.3, availability and performance management software. Metric Manager 1.3 supports any type of metric in any type of format at any scale.

"Metric Manager 1.3 gives customers the capability to monitor more than ten times as many devices from a single instance than was possible with 1.2, and it further strengthens our ability to meet the needs of service providers," said Shawn Ennis, Chief Technology Officer of Monolith Software.

"Monolith is the only vendor on the market delivering a fully integrated solution, built on a single code base, capable of monitoring and presenting fault, availability and performance metrics in a 100% pure browser based solution and no plug-in requirements," said Jeff Parker, President of Monolith Software. "Metric Manager 1.3 provides organizations with a quicker to implement system that is easier to administer, and gives users advanced monitoring and presentation capabilities not found elsewhere within the industry."

The following is a list of enhancements found in the version 1.3 release of Metric Manager:

--  Updated Poller & Collector Architecture: Removal of the thresholding,
    in-memory retention, and standardization of collection rules have
    dramatically increased the performance and efficiency of metric polling and
--  Centralized Thresholding Engine: Centralized and efficient, now
    customers can architect their highly flexible thresholding methodology to
    provide the best performance/functionality possible
--  WMI Host Poller: WMI Polling for CPU, Disk, Memory for Windows-based
--  Generic SNMP & WMI Pollers: Rules-based SNMP & WMI Polling allowing
    customers to poll for any statistics or metrics desired.  A completely open
    and adaptable approach for polling custom SNMP or WMI metrics
--  Ad hoc Reporting: Centralized on-the-fly ad hoc reporting for graphing
    any metric(s) for any timeframe enabling visualization and reporting of
    performance values, utilization, or availability metrics
--  Device Overview: Dynamic Device Group-based availability overview
    showing the percent available by timeframe.  Allows for 'at-a-glance' views
    of the performance of key groups of assets under management
--  Multiple Metric Graphing: Ability to group and graph multiple metrics
    on a single time-series graph

About Monolith Software

Monolith Software delivers next generation monitoring for Operations. The company was founded in 2002 by IT industry veterans Jeff Parker and Shawn Ennis. The principals have a combined experience of over 35 years working for top tier organizations such as Cisco, Siemens, Motorola, Windward Consulting, ITC Deltacom, and Netigy. Enterprise Technology Management is Monolith's sole focus. Monolith changes the way companies view technology management solutions, and is a recognized industry leader. To learn more, please visit

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